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
Conservation & Animal Rights
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Sheryl Lee Tian Tong – Picking out the fluty whistle of a Sulawesi babbler (Pellorneum celebense) is easy.
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
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.
July 13, 2021
A decapitated Sumatran elephant was found in Aceh province this week, with authorities suspecting that the endangered animal was killed for its tusks after finding traces of poison in i
June 30, 2021
Basten Gokkon, Jakarta – The unmonitored illegal trade in porcupines across Indonesia has prompted calls from conservationists for stricter protection for the species' population in the
June 13, 2021
Jakarta – Two Javan rhino calves were caught on video in the Ujung Kulon National Park jungle in March, the Ministry of Environment and Forestry said Saturday, raising hopes for the lon
June 10, 2021
An adult male orangutan has been released into an Indonesian national park by conservationists and the government after he was caught eating a villager's coconut plants on Borneo island
June 3, 2021
Jacob Phelps – In a court in rural Indonesia, an environmental group recently filed a lawsuit of global importance.
May 7, 2021
Dozens of dogs escaped getting slaughtered for their meat as they were being smuggled across provincial borders, though some sadly died during the inhumane transportation conditions.
April 28, 2021
Indonesian officials have finally closed down the dolphin attraction facility accused of animal exploitation in Sanur, Bali after it was revealed that the space was still open despite o
April 15, 2021
A video showing dangdut singer Lucinta Luna swimming with a dolphin at the Dolphin Lodge in Sanur, Bali is being widely castigated online as viewers condemn the apparent animal exploita
March 24, 2021
Claudia Geib – This is the story of how Indonesia is losing its spots.
February 23, 2021
Jakarta (AFP) – Ten orang utans have been airlifted back to their natural habitat on Indonesia's Borneo island, in the first release of the apes into the wild for a year due to the dang
February 19, 2021
Sheany – Bali has seen more and more reports of sea turtles stranded on its shores this year, with a local NGO putting the number at almost two dozen since late January.
February 6, 2021
Pontianak, West Kalimantan – A critically endangered Sumatran tiger was shot dead on Saturday while another is still on the loose after they escaped from a zoo in West Kalimantan, leavi
February 2, 2021
An elderly woman in West Jakarta was caught on video admitting her intention to cook several cats for asthma medication, believing that consuming felines is a potent cure for the respir