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November 2, 2022

Jakarta Post - November 2, 2022

Theresia Sufa, Bogor, West Java – Residents of Tempur village in Jepara, Central Java, have reported that Javan leopards, a critically endangered species, have been preying on their liv

September 18, 2022

Agence France-Presse - September 18, 2022

Yogyakarta – Orchids in hand and a bamboo ladder on his shoulder, farmer Musimin scans the forest at the foot of Indonesia's most active volcano to point out clusters of the indigenous

August 21, 2022

Channel News Asia - August 21, 2022

Kiki Siregar, Banjarmasin – With a huge nose and reddish-brown skin, the proboscis monkey is not everyone's favourite animal.

August 18, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - August 18, 2022
The Indonesian Military (TNI) said one of their own – a general – may face criminal charges related to animal cruelty after he allegedly shot and killed several cats using an air rifle.

August 17, 2022

Jakarta Post - August 17, 2022

Theresia Sufa, Bogor – The Bogor Natural Resource Conservation (KSDA) Agency in West Java handed over on Monday three Javan slow loris, known locally as kukang, to the conservation inst

August 12, 2022

Tempo - August 12, 2022

Maria Fransisca Lahur, Jakarta – World Elephant Day is commemorated worldwide on August 12, which celebrates the relationship between elephants and humans throughout the history of civi

August 11, 2022

Mongabay - August 11, 2022

Fieni Aprilia, Cot Girek, Indonesia – Nestled between a vast palm oil plantation and the Sumatran rainforest is Alue Buloh, a hamlet in Cot Girek village, North Aceh district.

August 10, 2022

Jakarta Post - August 10, 2022

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – North Sumatra Police have arrested two men for attempting to smuggle the scales of pangolins and beaks of hornbills worth Rp 2.1 billion (US$141,437) to China.

Mongabay - August 10, 2022

Dyna Rochmyaningsih, Cot Girek, Indonesia – Saleh Kadri, a young farmer from Leubok Pusaka village in North Aceh district, was on his way to his plantation when he spotted eight elephan

August 8, 2022

Mongabay - August 8, 2022

Dyna Rochmyaningsih, Cot Girek, Indonesia – Junaidi, the leader of an elephant patrol team in this Sumatran village, has a daunting task.

August 1, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - August 1, 2022

Animal welfare activists and police in the city of Surabaya, East Java conducted a raid of a canine slaughterhouse on Sunday, which had reportedly been operating for four decades.

June 29, 2022

Agence France-Presse - June 29, 2022

Surabaya – A zoo in Surabaya, East Java has welcomed dozens of new baby Komodo dragons hatched in captivity in recent months as part of a breeding programme, its director said Tuesday,

June 5, 2022

Jakarta Post - June 5, 2022

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – The Aceh Police have named former Bener Meriah regent Ahmadi as a suspect of wildlife crime involving the skin of a Sumatran tiger, and have detained him along

June 4, 2022

Associated Press - June 4, 2022

Victoria Milko and Andi Jatmiko, Babahan, Indonesia – Tossing flowing crests back and forth, three snow-white Bali mynahs share a branch, squawking and looking around with the trademark

May 30, 2022

Agence France-Presse - May 30, 2022

Pekanbaru – A Sumatran elephant and her unborn baby were found dead from suspected poisoning in western Indonesia, a conservation official said on Thursday.

May 1, 2022

Antara News - May 1, 2022

M Haris SA, Fardah, Banda Aceh, Aceh – A male elephant was found dead in a river in the Rabung Lima forest area, Peunaron Lama Village, Peunaron Sub-district, East Aceh District, accord

April 30, 2022

Jakarta Post - April 30, 2022

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – The North Sumatra Police and the Natural Resources Conservation Agency have arrested five people and foiled the illegal sale of an endangered orangutan in Deli

April 26, 2022

The Guardian - April 26, 2022

Rafqa Touma and agencies – Three endangered Sumatran tigers have been found dead after being caught in traps on Indonesia's Sumatra island.

April 19, 2022

Mongabay - April 19, 2022

Venansius Haryanto – In early 2022, the public in Labuan Bajo, the gateway to Indonesia's popular Komodo National Park, was both pleased and dissatisfied with the Indonesian Ministry of

April 17, 2022

Jakarta Post - April 17, 2022

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – Two female Sumatran elephants were found dead in Langkat regency, North Sumatra, with authorities still investigating the cause of death after they received rep

March 4, 2022

Reuters - March 4, 2022

Sukabumi – Tini Kasmawati uses a crude pulley system to raise a bucket of bananas into the canopy of an Indonesian rainforest.

March 2, 2022

Mongabay - March 2, 2022

Anna Nordseth – On the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Borneo, fewer than 80 Sumatran rhinos are all that's left of this critically endangered species.

February 10, 2022

Agence France-Presse - February 10, 2022

Palu – A wild crocodile in Indonesia that was trapped in a tyre for more than five years has been rescued, freed from its rubber ring and released back into the wild.

January 28, 2022

Agence France-Presse - January 28, 2022

Aceh Jaya – Nearly a dozen poachers were jailed by an Aceh court Thursday over the 2020 killing of five critically endangered Sumatran elephants and the illegal trade of their lucrative

January 21, 2022

Jakarta Post - January 21, 2022

Radhiyya Indra, Jakarta – Video footage of a tiger confronting heavy machinery during a land clearing operation in West Sumatra, believed to have been recorded by one of the excavator d

January 15, 2022

Channel News Asia - January 15, 2022

Nivell Rayda, Bogor, Indonesia – In between roaming about a dog shelter – her new home since she was rescued from a truck bound for a slaughterhouse – Sasha occasionally checked out her

January 8, 2022

Straits Times - January 8, 2022

Bali (Reuters) – Authorities on the Indonesian tropical island Bali released 33 endangered green sea turtles into the ocean on Saturday (Jan 8) in an effort to boost a population threat

December 31, 2021

Coconuts Bali - December 31, 2021

The Indonesian Navy stationed in Denpasar rescued 32 sea turtles from illegal poachers on Thursday, as the marine creature comes under increasing threat amid desperate economic conditio

December 24, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - December 24, 2021

A wounded Sumatran tiger has been rescued and is on the mend, Indonesia's Environment and Forestry Ministry reported, after she was believed to have been caught in a boar trap.

December 14, 2021

Coconuts Bali - December 14, 2021

At least eight sea turtles were stuck on land in Bali's Badung regency after getting stranded in the area, one of which reportedly died because of all the floating trash.

December 3, 2021

Mongabay - December 3, 2021

Basten Gokkon, Jakarta – A recent analysis of the legal wildlife trade in the last 46 years puts Indonesia, a biodiversity hotspot in Southeast Asia, among the top 10 exporters of live

November 19, 2021

Mongabay - November 19, 2021

Basten Gokkon, Jakarta – Protecting all remaining orangutans and their forest habitat in Indonesia will provide a bastion for the survival of Asia's only great ape, wildlife experts say

November 17, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - November 17, 2021

The calf of a Sumatran elephant sadly died in Aceh yesterday, just days after she was rescued from a poacher's trap with part of her trunk almost completely severed.

November 12, 2021

Mongabay - November 12, 2021

Basten Gokkon, Jakarta – Conservation officials in Indonesia have broken ground on a new sanctuary for Sumatran rhinos, part of ongoing efforts to breed the critically endangered specie

November 10, 2021

Mongabay - November 10, 2021

Lili Rambe, Jambi, Indonesia – Conservation authorities in Indonesia have reported the death of a Sumatran tiger captured in October following reports of deadly attacks on people.

November 7, 2021

Sydney Morning Herald - November 7, 2021

Chris Barrett, Singapore – Inside an abattoir in Indonesia's West Java province, a Brahman cross calf is struck twice with a stun gun from above and rolled out onto a concrete platform

November 4, 2021

Reuters - November 4, 2021

Prasto Wardoyo, Surabaya – A zoo in Indonesia is breeding Komodo dragons in an effort to save the world's largest lizards from extinction, with climate change posing new dangers for the

October 16, 2021

Channel News Asia - October 16, 2021

Nivell Rayda, Jakarta – With big puppy eyes, fluffy fur, a seemingly placid demeanour and a size no bigger than a grapefruit, slow lorises have been traded illegally online, sold at bir

October 7, 2021

Al Jazeera - October 7, 2021

An elephant park in Bali left more than a dozen elephants to starve, and staff without pay after plummeting ticket sales forced it to close when COVID-19 spread around the world and bor

Mongabay - October 7, 2021

Luh De Suriyani, Denpasar, Indonesia – An elected official in Bali surrendered a baby gibbon to conservation authorities last month after a social media post showing him playing with th

Straits Times - October 7, 2021

Petungkriyono Forest, Indonesia (Reuters) – Indonesian officials and researchers are working to preserve a small pocket of forest on the heavily populated island of Java as the habitat

September 27, 2021

Mongabay - September 27, 2021

Junaidi Hanafiah, Banda Aceh, Indonesia – Law enforcers are working to disrupt a wildlife trafficking ring connected to a man arrested last month with the skins and bones of three Sumat

September 10, 2021

Tempo - September 10, 2021

Egha Mahdavickia, Td, Jakarta – The Animal Defenders Indonesia (ADI) on Friday filed a subpoena against Jakarta-owned market operator PD Pasar Jaya over dog meat trade at one of its mar

August 27, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - August 27, 2021

Indonesia has found itself on the top of a very disturbing list after it was ranked first as a source for online animal cruelty content in a new research published this week, with thous

Associated Press - August 27, 2021

Banda Aceh, Indonesia – Three critically endangered Sumatran tigers, including two cubs, were found dead in a conservation area on Indonesia's Sumatra island after being caught in traps

August 17, 2021

Straits Times - August 17, 2021

Banda Aceh (AFP) – Five suspected poachers have been arrested over the beheading of an endangered Sumatran elephant, the Indonesian authorities said on Tuesday (Aug 17), as the South-ea

August 16, 2021

Reuters - August 16, 2021

Heru Asprihanto, Bogor, West Java – Four-year-old pitbull Gledis was home alone for two days without food when a group of volunteers found her.

August 10, 2021

Mongabay - August 10, 2021

Sheryl Lee Tian Tong – Picking out the fluty whistle of a Sulawesi babbler (Pellorneum celebense) is easy.

August 4, 2021

BBC News - August 4, 2021

Renne Kawilarang – For Desy Siswanto and her husband Tonny, their three dogs were very much a part of their family.

August 2, 2021

Mongabay - August 2, 2021

A pair of Sumatran tigers are recovering from COVID-19 after testing positive for the disease at a Jakarta zoo in mid-July, Indonesian officials said on Sunday.