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Forest Restoration Conference – Bogor, Indonesia

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Biotropica Director Nigel Tucker will be a keynote speaker at the upcoming SEAMEO BIOTROP 2nd International Conference on Tropical Biology being held in Bogor, West Java in October 2015. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Ecological Restoration in South East Asia: Challenges, Gains and Future Directions’. Biotropica Australia is providing financial support to the conference, along with other sponsors including IUFRO, World Agroforestry Centre, Thailand’s Forest Restoration and Research Unit, and the British Council. Mr. Tucker’s presentation ‘A spectrum of restoration options for West Java’ will focus on the range of restoration techniques available to restore biodiversity in one of the world’s most densely populated areas. Further details on the conference are available at http://ictb.biotrop.org/