HoB Important Areas

HoB Important Areas

The important area in the Heart of Borneo consists of…

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HoB area has the functions and carrying capacity of the environment that are important for 15 million people in Borneo.…

CONSERVATION AREAS

  • Betung Kerihun National Park

    Betung Kerihun National Park

    Betung Kerihun National Park is the biggest conservation area in West Kalimantan Province and administratively located in Kapuas Hulu district. The territory covers a total area of 800.000 hectares. BKNP   has a very rich biodiversity, natural beauty and unique cultures in the surrounding community. Thousands of species of flora and fauna have been identified. Many of them are endemic to Borneo, and dozens of other species are new species. This high diversity of resources, has great potential to be developed for the progress and welfare of the community,  especially local residents.

    Betung Kerihun National Park topographies is most likely…

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  • Bukit Baka Bukit Raya National Park

    Bukit Baka Bukit Raya National Park

    Bukit Baka-Bukit Raya National Park is a conservation area located in the heart of Borneo island. The area has an important role in the hydrological function as a catchment area for Melawi Watershed in West Kalimantan and Regional Aliaran Katingan River in Central Kalimantan. Forest area of Bukit Baka-Bukit Raya is representative of view detail »

  • Danau Sentarum National Park

    Danau Sentarum National Park

    Danau Sentarum National Park is in the Kapuas Hulu regency, West Kalimantan Province. Located approximately 700 kilometers from Pontianak. The administration area includes 7 (seven) Districts; Batang Lupar, Badau, Embau, Bunut Downstream, Suhaid, Selimbau and Semitau.

    The high rainfall greatly affects the condition of the Lake Sentarum park area. Its location and condition in the middle ranks of the mountains,  make Danau Sentarum National Park as a water holder. In rainy season the lakes in the area of Sentarum Lake will be flooded, due to the flow of water from the surrounding hills and from the Kapuas River overflowing…

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  • Kayan Mentarang National Park

    Kayan Mentarang National Park

    Kayan Mentarang National Park with the extent of 1.3605 million hectares, merge from primary forest and old secondary forest and the largest remaining in Borneo and throughout Southeast Asia. This national park has a great diversity of plants and animals of high value both rare and protected species, ecosystem diversity of the lowland rain forest to mossy forest in high mountains. The biodiversity contained in the
    Kayan Mentarang National Park is very impressive.

    Some plants that exist here are ‘Pulai’ (Alstonia scholaris), ‘jelutung’ (Dyera costulata), ‘ramin’ ( view detail »