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Provider: Mongabay
Categories: Environment

For Indonesia’s Javan deer, non-protected areas play key conservation role

– Nearly a quarter of the native population of Javan deer, and two-fifths of introduced populations, occur outside protected areas in Indonesia, according to a recent study.- These non-protected areas include pulpwood and oil palm plantations and logging concessions, and are therefore at much higher risk of being deforested than protected zones.- The study’s authors have called for have called for those non-protected areas to be be considered in conservation policymaking for the Javan deer.