Willie Smits at TED2009

  • Speaking at TED2009
  • February 2009
  • Long Beach, CA

A 20-year tale of hope: How we re-grew a rainforest: By piecing together a complex ecological puzzle, biologist Willie Smits has found a way to re-grow clearcut rainforest in Borneo, saving local orangutans -- and creating a thrilling blueprint for restoring fragile ecosystems.