Protected areas

Snow-capped mountains and glaciers linked with mangroves and tropical seas are the unique features of Lorentz National Park, the largest single protected area in Southeast Asia (MacKinnon 2002). The Park covers some 2,505,600 hectares including extensions on its eastern side, and a marine component
Covering close to 1.4 million hectares, Kerinci-Seblat National Park is one of the largest conservation areas in Southeast Asia, and harbours the oldest tropical rainforest in Asia. The National Park protects the world's largest flowers and hundreds of plants and animals not found anywhere else in
Sumatra island in Indonesia is home to some of the country's last great forest wilderness. Its core can be found within the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the "Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra". This rainforest spans the Barisan Range of mountains and includes three major national parks
More popularly referred to as Bokor National Park, the Preah Monivong National Park was established by Royal Decree on 01 November 1993 and covers an area of 140,000 hectares (1,400 square kilometers) that span three southern provinces: Kampot, Kompong Spue and Preah Sihanouk. The area forms part of
Every first of May, ethnic Dusuns gather in Tasek Merimbun to celebrate the annual Adau Gayoh festival, which marks the end of the padi harvesting season, and to express their gratitude for the good harvest. The festival brings together not only the Dusuns but other ethnic groups and people from all
The majestic Mt. Apo towers over the whole Philippine archipelago, being the country's highest mountain that rises to 3,143.6 meters above sea level. Its base is known to be larger than the island of Singapore. In 1982, Mt. Apo was included in the list of National Parks and Equivalent Reserves of the United Nations while the 1984 ASEAN Declaration on Heritage Parks and Reserves named it as an ASEAN Heritage Park.