Seeing the Forest for the Trees in Indonesia

Written by David Connell on . Posted in Learn

Over the course of his 20-year career in the logging industry, Bambang Wahyudi learned everything there is to know about conventional logging. He also saw the negative impacts of over-harvesting the forest—from the destruction of vital wildlife habitat to the impoverishment of local communities.

Bambang knew there had to be a better way.

Which led him to join The Nature Conservancy as the Reduced-Impact Logging (RIL) Manager to help his countrymen find a better way to live off their forests without losing them forever.

Read more at nature.org.

(image: Bridget Besaw)

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