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angke-kapuk

Located in the municipality of North Jakarta, Taman Wisata Alam (TWA) Angke Kapok is a natural conservation area with the mangrove ecosystem.

Area of 99.82 ha has the main vegetation of the mangrove trees, or trees, often referred to mangroves. The existence of these trees are almost gone and his condition got worse in the reform era, which at that time in the Republic of Indonesia law can not touch the community with economic reasons. When that happens mangrove forest encroachment and changes in function of the area illegally (among other business and residential fish ponds). Read the rest of this entry »