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Willie Smits:
Willie Smits restaure une forêt tropicale

TED2009 · 20:42 · Filmed Feb 2009
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Willie Smits: Willie Smits restaure une forêt tropicale
20:42 · Filmed February 2009 at TED2009 · Subtitles available in 25 languages

En réussissant l'assemblage d'un puzzle écologique complexe, le biologiste Willie Smits a trouvé le moyen de faire repousser à Bornéo une forêt tropicale qui avait été entièrement rasée. Ce faisant, il a sauvé les orangs-outans locaux et a élaboré un modèle passionnant pour remettre sur pied des écosystèmes fragiles.

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Willie Smits has devoted his life to saving the forest habitat of orangutans, the "thinkers of the jungle." As towns, farms and wars encroach on native forests, Smits works to save what is left. Full bio
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