15 Stunning Photos from The Last Place on Earth

The Leuser Ecosystem, one of the most important rainforests in Southeast Asia, is being destroyed for massive industrial development including the expansion of palm oil plantations. Every day, important sections…

The Leuser Ecosystem: At the Frontlines of Extinction

This blog comes to us from Heather Rally, a wildlife veterinarian who worked on the covert operations for the highly acclaimed film Racing Extinction. You have likely heard of the Amazon or…

Aceh’s lowland forests: Going, Going, Gone?

My feet are now firmly on the ground, but just a short time ago I was flying over the lowlands of the Leuser Ecosystem on the island of Sumatra in…

Bulldozers in the Leuser Ecosystem

A new report proves that a Conflict Palm Oil producer, which supplies palm oil to giants Musim Mas and Wilmar, has bulldozed forests that provide a critical corridor for elephants…

Long Live the Leuser Ecosystem

Of all the special places on earth that are deserving of protection, there is one in particular—Indonesia’s Leuser Ecosystem on the north tip of Sumatra—that Rainforest Action Network has decided…