....Solutions to Preserve the Sumatran Elephant Population..Solusi Menjaga Populasi Gajah Sumatera....

....Breakthrough solutions, based on ground reality is important when envisioning future conservation efforts in areas where biodiversity is rich but land is degraded and threats of encroachment is high. ..Terobosan dan solusi penting dari upaya konservasi di lapangan ketika keanekaragaman hayati sangat kaya tetapi lahan sudah terdegradasi dan tingginya ancaman perambahan. ....

....Jambi Provincial Conservation Agency for Natural Resources is envisioning a new Essential Ecosystem Corridor for the highly endangered Sumatran Elephants in Bukit 30 (Thirty Hills) Landscape. ..Balai Konservasi Sumber Daya Alam Provinsi Jambi berencana membangun Kawasan Ekosistem Esensial untuk Gajah Sumatera yang sangat terancam punah di lanskap Bukit Tigapuluh. ....

....This new area will include RLU's newly established Wildlife Conservation Area (WCA), an initiative between RLU and WWF for the long term protection of the Sumatran Elephant, by transforming degraded land to be conservation and production area of 9,700 Ha. Although the area is under threat from deforestation, it is still home to 10% of the last remaining Sumatran Elephants in the wild. ..Kawasan tersebut termasuk area yang baru dibangun RLU yaitu Wilayah Cinta Alam (WCA), sebuah inisiatif dari RLU dan WWF untuk perlindungan jangka panjang gajah Sumatera yang mengubah area terdegradasi menjadi area konservasi dan produksi seluas 9.700 Ha. Meskipun dalam ancaman deforestasi, area tersebut masih merupakan ruma bagi 10% Gajah Sumatera yang tersisa di alam liar. ....

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