US reduces Indonesian debt in exchange for wildlife protection

Female elephant Ria walks next to her newborn in Tesso Nelo National Park, Riau province on the island of Sumatra, on August 8, 2013Jakarta (AFP) – The United States has struck a deal to reduce Indonesia's debts in exchange for Jakarta pledging about $12 million for programmes to protect endangered species and their habitats on Sumatra island, conservationists said Friday.

October 3, 2014 12:34 pm

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