Will better planning help protect Sumatra’s forests?

The Indonesian authorities have agreed to protect the forests of Sumatra, which have been ravaged by logging (some of it illegal) in past decades. Half has already disappeared and it will interesting to see whether the Indonesian governement’s new comittment will provide the protection that the forests so desperately need:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/7662186.stm

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