The Gunung Leuser National Park
in Indonesia is particularly significant, as it is the last place where orangutans, tigers, elephants, rhinoceros and leopards live together.
The Oscar-winning Hollywood actor and the United Nations representative on climate change, who visited the Gunung Leuser National Park
in Aceh recently, may now be banned from returning to the country after he said that palm oil cultivation in Indonesia was destroying rainforests and wildlife.
Aceh's natural treasures are under threat of rapid depletion, including Gunung Leuser National Park
. The park is part of the Leuser ecosystem, a vast tract nearly the size of Belgium that harbors some 700 species of animals and 4,500 of plants.
The clear, fast-flowing river is on the eastern edge of the giant Gunung Leuser National Park
The Gunung Leuser National Park (GLNP) encompasses some 890,000 hectares of North Sumatra and Aceh provinces, making it one of the great national parks in Southeast Asia.
When the Gunung Leuser National Park was created in 1980, the Nature Conservation and Wildlife Management Service (Perlindungan dan Pengawetan Alam, PPA) located the park headquarters in the district capital of Kutacane.
van Strien, Draft Proposed Gunung Leuser National Park Management Plan 1978/79 - 1982/83 (Bogor: International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources World Wildlife Fund Project 1514, 1978), p.
Great, fluttering butterflies, dragonflies the size of softballs, and huge spiders resting on shimmering strands of web, melt into the lush forest understory of the Gunung Leuser National Park
in Sumatra, Indonesia.
Kenya-based professional photographer Shah, 46, took the image in the Gunung Leuser National Park
on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, where the wild orang-utan population has plummeted by 50 per cent in 10 years.
"I took this picture in Gunung Leuser National Park
in Sumatra, Indonesia, and it always make me smile.