At million acres, the Leuser Ecosystem is a world unto itself—a rich and verdant expanse of intact tropical lowland rainforests, cloud draped mountains and steamy peatlands. But the Leuser exists at a tenuous crossroads and iscurrently under threat.
Some of the world’s biggest palm oil companies have suspended their forest destruction. Is this a ceasefire or the end of their war on forests? Palm oil companies say they'll put forest destruction on hold.