Situated in the province of West Java in the south of Jakarta, Cibodas Biosphere Reserve is an example of an ecosystem in the humid tropics undergoing strong human pressure.
The Gunung Gede-Pangrango National Park constitutes the core area of the biosphere reserve. It includes two twinned volcanoes and mountainous rain forests with many Javan endemic species.
The buffer zone comprises for a large part production forest, tea plantations and horticulture fields. Rice irrigation fields and human settlements mostly cover the transition area.Declaration Date: 1977 Surface Area: : 21,975 ha Administrative Division: Cianjur, Sukabumi and Bogor West Java
Terhitung sejak tanggal 1 April 2010, pendakian Gunung Gede Pangrango kembali dibuka untuk umum. Pembukaan kegiatan pendakian tersebut diumumkan melalui pengumuman yang ditandatangani oleh Kepala Balai Besar Taman Nasional Gunung Gede Pangrango Nomor 342/11-TU/3/2010, tanggal 11 Maret 2010. Bagi calon pendaki diwajibkan melakukan reservasi (booking)
The Jakarta Post, Bogor. Conservationists and forest rangers officially opened a eagle conservation center at Gunung Halimun Salak National Park on Tuesday.As many as 12 eagles, previously treated at the Center of Animal Conservation in Cikananga, Sukabumi, were transferred to the park in Bogor. Some will receive more treatment before being released into the wild, while the rest will remain at the park.