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July 13, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - 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

Mongabay - 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

Kyodo News - 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

Reuters - 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

The Conversation - June 3, 2021

Jacob Phelps – In a court in rural Indonesia, an environmental group recently filed a lawsuit of global importance.

May 7, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - 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

Coconuts Bali - 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

Coconuts Bali - 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

Mongabay - March 24, 2021

Claudia Geib – This is the story of how Indonesia is losing its spots.

February 23, 2021

Straits Times - 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

Coconuts Bali - 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

Agence France-Presse - 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

Coconuts Jakarta - 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

Forests News - February 2, 2021

Nabiha Shahab – Indonesia's easternmost region of Papua arguably has the richest biodiversity in the country, offering potential for sustainable eco-tourism, eco-education and conservat

January 22, 2021

Mongabay - January 22, 2021

Dian Wahyu Kusuma, Bandar Lampung, Indonesia – In a two-week survey of the thick forest of Sumatra's Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park in the 1990s, Indonesian conservationist Agus Se

January 14, 2021

Mongabay - January 14, 2021

Agus Susanto, East Lampung, Indonesia – It's early December and Sujiono is busy trimming the branches of a ficus tree in his village in Sumatra's Lampung province.

December 21, 2020

Jakarta Post - December 21, 2020

Jakarta – A female Sumatran tiger that was rescued by authorities in March after being ensnared in a wire trap was returned to the wild on Sunday in a habitat restoration area in Riau.

December 18, 2020

December 15, 2020

New Mandala - December 15, 2020

Julian Millie – Over the last 2 years, the ABC's news website has featured at least six stories focussing on cruelty to animals in Indonesia.

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.