Spanning over 290,000 hectares, the protected area is home to a diverse array of wildlife, including 84 globally threatened species and the world's largest population of black-shanked douc and yellow-cheeked crested gibbon. The KSWS also holds a unique cultural significance for the Indigenous Bunong people, who have called this forest home for centuries and whose culture and livelihoods are deeply entwined with the forest.
Metric tons of carbon reduced each year
Hectares of forest protected
- Provides employment and training opportunities for local people, contribution to local business, and positive engagement with Indigenous communities.
- Captures carbon while providing crucial habitat for thousands of species of unique wildlife.
- Ecotourism is in harmony with the natural landscapes, seascapes and local lifestyles.
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