Scientists discover ‘shark’ Sumatran forest

Mongabay: In early April, Indonesian scientists discovered an endangered freshwater fish in the Harapan rainforest of Jambi. The species had never before been observed in the region, and is declining elsewhere throughout its range. The Harapan rainforest was the first and still-largest ecosystem restoration area established in the whole of Sumatra. It consists of lowland tropical forest at the border of Jambi and South Sumatra. The 100,000 hectares were formerly designated as timber concessions, locally......

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