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Willie Smits:
Willie Smits recupera uma floresta tropical

TED2009 · 20:42 · Filmed Feb 2009
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Willie Smits: Willie Smits recupera uma floresta tropical
20:42 · Filmed February 2009 at TED2009 · Subtitles available in 25 languages

Ao juntar, peça a peça, um complexo quebra-cabeças ecológico, o biólogo Willie Smits encontrou uma maneira de recuperar uma floresta tropical devastada no Bornéu, salvando os orangotangos locais – e criando um emocionante modelo para o restauro de ecossistemas frágeis.

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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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