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Indonesia has one of the world's largest remaining areas of tropical forest. From tigers and orangutans to Sumatran elephants, the forests support a stunning array of wildlife. They also soak up huge amounts of climate-warming carbon dioxide.

But an area of Indonesian forest the size of Delaware is cleared each year by loggers and palm oil companies.

On this edition of Global Journalist, a look at the consequences of Indonesia's rapid deforestation for wildlife, the climate and people.


"Tigers on The Prowl" fundraiser kicks off

Apr 15, 2013
tigers on the prowl
Brittany Crocker / KBIA

  Columbia Philanthropist Chuck Crews has selected ten local artists to work with ten sponsors and ten charities to paint fiberglass tigers, similar to the CowParade art project that has been featured in cities around the world.

MU Tigers' Green-Beckham arrested for pot possession

Oct 4, 2012
University of Missouri Police

Three University of Missouri football players, including a highly-touted freshman athlete, were arrested late Wednesday night on charges of possession of marijuana.