Willie Smits:
Willie Smits herstelt een regenwoud

TED2009 · 20:42 · Filmed Feb 2009
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Door een ingewikkeld ecologisch vraagstuk op te lossen heeft bioloog Willie Smits een manier gevonden om gekapte regenwouden in Borneo opnieuw te doen groeien en de plaatselijke orang-oetans te redden — en zo een interessante blauwdruk voort te brengen om kwetsbare ecosystemen te herstellen.

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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