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Conservation & Animal Rights

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November 13, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 13, 2020

Rizal Harahap, Pekanbaru – Three people were arrested in Riau on Wednesday for allegedly trading elephant tusks.

November 11, 2020

Mongabay - November 11, 2020

Asrida Elisabeth, Jayapura, Indonesia – Paving of a dirt road linking two cities in Indonesia's easternmost Papua region could spark the destruction of a wildlife reserve whose isolatio

November 5, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - November 5, 2020

The National Police (Polri) says it is looking into a widely circulated video showing a man in police uniform throwing a kitten into a ditch with force, which has sparked outrage throug

October 26, 2020

Mongabay - October 26, 2020

Junaidi Hanafiah, Banda Aceh, Indonesia – Conservationists are calling for a Sumatran rhino habitat at the northern tip of the Indonesian island to be fully protected from planned road-

October 23, 2020

The Conversation - October 23, 2020

Jatna Supriatna – Intensified illegal logging and expansions of palm oil plantations and farms have destroyed rain forests on Indonesia's fourth-largest island, Sulawesi, threatening th

October 19, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 19, 2020

Jakarta – The global COVID-19 pandemic has put animal conservation centers in jeopardy.

Mongabay - October 19, 2020

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – An evolutionary crucible in Indonesia that's given rise to a unique array of primates found nowhere else on Earth is at risk of disappearing due to rapid d

October 16, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 16, 2020

Apriadi Gunawan and Nurni Sulaiman, Medan – The North Sumatra Forestry Agency has closed a hiking trail in a forested public park on Mount Sibayak, Karo regency, following Sumatran tige

September 24, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 24, 2020

Jakarta – The Lampung Police have arrested three individuals who were allegedly engaged in illegal elephant ivory trade in the region.

September 10, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 10, 2020
Jakarta – A Sumatran elephant was found dead on Wednesday at a community plantation in Pidie regency, Aceh.

September 7, 2020

Irish Independent - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

WA Today - 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

Straits Times - August 18, 2020

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

Jakarta Post - 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

Australian Associated Press - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

Mongabay - 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

Mongabay - July 15, 2020

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

Agence France-Presse - 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

Jakarta Post - 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