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Conservation Forest is in situ conservation area. Badak LNG invests a lot of effort to preserve it from deforestation.
Badak LNG recognizes the importance of biodiversity conservation and commits to preserve its operational areas. Approximately 7.4 hectares of Conservation Forest developed is evidence of the seriousness to protect the habitat of various species of flora and fauna. About 159 types of flora are found in the Conservation Forest, such as Macaranga gigantea and Croton argyratus. They have the highest value species of flora because it is very good to be a food for the animals in the Conservation Forest of the company.Read More
Badak LNG collaborates with the Balai Taman Nasional Kutai (TNK) to protect and monitor the fauna of Conservation Forest. According to the data from TNK, there are 9 mammals, 25 birds, 3 reptiles, 1 amphibia, and at least 19 insect species in Conservation Forest of the company. Conservation Forest managed by the company can be the best home for these animals because it is quite extensive and connected to other forest areas. The other areas are Mangrove Forest and Protected Forest that allow fauna to explore freely, including foraging, playing and reproducing.Read More
Conservation Forest is incredibly special. An area of 7,4 hectares, it becomes a home for iconic species including fauna that are Borneo Orangutan (Pongo Pygmaeus) and Bekantan (Nasalis Larvatus) and flora that is Iron Wood Plant (Eusideroxylon zwageri).
Pongo Pygmaeus also known as Orangutan, according to the IUCN Redlist protection status, it belongs into "endangered". Based on the 2013 Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), Borneo Orangutan is included in the Appendix I list. It becomes a protected fauna as per UU No. 5 of 1990 on Conservation of Biological Resources and Their Ecosystem, PP No. 7 of 1999 on Preservation of Plant and Animal Species, and PP No. 8 of 1999 on the Use of Wild Plants and Animals.Read More