Conservation & Animal Rights
September 10, 2020
September 7, 2020
Helena Horton – A newly discovered orangutan species is being driven to extinction by a UK firm's Indonesian gold mine, a wildlife charity has claimed.
September 3, 2020
Rizal Harahap, Pekanbaru – A protected Sumatran tiger was found rotting last week in a forest in Siak regency, Riau. A wire snare was found around its neck.
September 1, 2020
Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – The North Sumatra Natural Resources Conservation Agency (BKSDA) has evacuated a female Sumatran tiger from Tapus Sipagimbal village in Aek Bilah district, South
August 18, 2020
Latika Bourke – New footage taken inside Indonesian abattoirs show Australian cattle being tied up by the mouth, dragged around a slaughter house by the rope and their tail while alive
Jakarta (Reuters) – Two critically endangered orang utans have been rescued from captivity on Indonesia's Java island and sent to a rehabilitation centre on Borneo to assess whether the
August 15, 2020
Belseran Christ, Ambon – The Maluku Natural Resources Conservation Agency (BKSDA) has thwarted attempted illegal trade involving birds and reptiles originating from the Maluku Islands.
August 11, 2020
Federal agencies are investigating the slaughter of Australian cattle in the Indonesian province of Aceh after distressing new video footage emerged.
July 31, 2020
Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – Ninety-one endangered animals endemic to Indonesia that had been smuggled to the Philippines have returned to their home country.
July 29, 2020
July 22, 2020
Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – An animal protection organization, Animals Australia, has reported that the COVID-19 pandemic has put animals in a dire situation, with many of them lef
July 15, 2020
Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – Construction of a hydropower plant in the only known habitat of a critically endangered orangutan species on the Indonesian island of Sumatra might be del
Basten Gokkon, Jakarta – The Indonesian government's controversial decision to allow the resumption of lobster larvae exports now threatens another, far more endangered, species: the J
July 11, 2020
Haeril Halim, Jakarta – Indonesian doctor Susana Somali and her staff cut tightly-bound plastic ropes off dozens of whimpering dogs rescued from the butcher's block after being sold or
July 4, 2020
Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – As elephant-human conflicts continue to be reported in Sumatra amid massive deforestation that prompts the critically endangered species to go to plantations a
July 3, 2020
July 2, 2020
Jakarta – The West Kalimantan Police have successfully thwarted an attempt to smuggle 9,310 sea turtle eggs from Tambelan Island, Riau province, to Pontianak, West Kalimantan.
July 1, 2020
Jakarta – A Sumatran tiger found dead on Monday on a plantation in South Aceh regency, Aceh, is believed to have ingested toxic substances.
June 29, 2020
Jakarta – The Bakauheni Port Police (KSKP) together with the Lampung Agriculture Quarantine Body have confiscated more than 29,000 birds intended to be shipped to Java over the past si
June 25, 2020
Jakarta – The Central Jakarta District Court found Aris Tangkelabi Pandin guilty of animal abuse after he poured liquid sodium hydroxide on six dogs, killing five of them, while their
June 24, 2020
Jakarta – A Sumatran tiger has been found dead in a suspected poisoning, an Indonesian official said Tuesday, a day after alleged poachers were charged with killing another of the crit
June 22, 2020
Jakarta – Two residents of Malamber Island, West Sulawesi, have allegedly sold the island to an East Kalimantan regent for Rp 2 billion (US$140,800).
June 21, 2020
Nivell Rayda, Jakarta – As soon as Susana Somali arrived at the shelter and opened the gate, dozens of dogs rushed over, barking and wagging their tails.
June 20, 2020
Jakarta – Local authorities have found that a beached dwarf sperm whale on Lembeng Beach in Ketewel village, Gianyar, Bali, was cut in parts and had its oil extracted by local resident
June 2, 2020
James Massola – A former Labor minister's snap decision to ban live cattle exports to Indonesia in 2011 has been ruled as unreasonable and invalid by the Federal Court.