An activist in an orangutan costume protests outside the Chinese Consulate in Medan, Indonesia. Photo: AP

Indonesia court allows construction of China-backed dam in endangered orangutan habitat to continue, angering environmental activists

  • Critics of the 510-megawatt hydro dam say evidence of the dam’s environmental impact assessment was deeply flawed
  • The dam will be built in the Batang Toru forest, which is home to the most endangered species of orangutans
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An activist in an orangutan costume protests outside the Chinese Consulate in Medan, Indonesia. Photo: AP
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