Dan Rimba Sudah Habis ( But The Forest Has Gone)

Taman Nasional Bukit Duabelas

In Sumatra, half of the forest has been destroyed in the past 30 years to make way for palm oil plantations. These forests are home to the Orang Rimba, a proud hunter-gatherer people. Numbering30,000 in central Sumatra, in recent years thousands have been displaced by palm oil companies, forced adrift in a foreign no - man's land. Considered forest animals by the multinationals and non forest communities alike, they are at the mercy of missionaries and bullies intent on eradicating their way of life. Without their forest homes, this will take just a matter of years