Artikel Publication logo Mei 20, 2021

Adat Terpatri, Hutan Lestari


Woman crosses a bridge in the Guguk Customary Forest.

The Guguk Forest is a customary forest of the Guguk Indigenous community in Jambi, Sumatra. The...


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Tepanggang Hill in the Guguk Customary Forest area in Guguk Village, Renah Pembarap District, Merangin Regency, Jambi. Image by Gresi Plasmanto/Liputan6.com. Indonesia, 2021.

Liputan6.com, Jambi - The sun began to rise in the Guguk Indigenous Forest, Merangin Regency, Jambi. The morning light filtered through the leaves of the towering shady trees, cooling the air.

The sun was a good omen. Because, a week into April 2021, the hot sun in Merangin has become rare. The sun's rays were often covered by clouds. In this district, it also rained every day in the past week.