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The Gib­bon Ex­pe­ri­ence team state that il­le­gal log­ging, com­mer­cial crop­ping, ex­ces­sive slash-and-burn prac­tices, over­all pres­sure on land and mis­man­age­ment are erad­i­cat­ing trop­i­cal forests. This project in Laos, es­tab­lished in 1996, is based on en­sur­ing a sus­tain­able fu­ture for the Bokeo for­est and pro­vides full-time jobs for about 120 peo­ple. Ex­pe­ri­ences of two or three days are avail­able; par­tic­i­pants must have good fit­ness lev­els and be aged 12 and over. More: gib­bon­ex­pe­ri­ence.org.

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