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West Papua targeting conservation and ecotourism

High in the northwestern mountains of Indonesia’s West Papua province, the newly established Pegunungan Arfak district has a bold idea: Its leaders hope to achieve economic prosperity through conservation and ecotourism rather than selling off their land to mining and plantation companies. With peaks reaching 2,955 meters (9,695 feet), Pegunungan Arfak is the highest district […]

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