Environmental experts warn that many of these projects could cause irreversible damage in highly biodiverse areas.
A spate of deadly bombings has killed more than 100 people at election rallies across the country.
With no more than 800 individuals left in a fragile habitat, the Tapanuli orangutan could face extinction not long after we became aware of its existence.
As Trump moves to sanction countries that don't accept deportees, analysts warn that U.S. residents of Vietnamese origin no longer have the same protections.
Due to its size and location, the Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra in Indonesia is hailed as one of the largest conservation areas in Southeast Asia and the last habitat for many endangered animals.