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July 8, 2024

Tempo - July 8, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – The population of Sumatran tigers in the Kerinci Seblat National Park (TNKS), which spans four provinces including Bengkulu, South Sumatra, Jambi, and West Sumatra, is

July 2, 2024

Tempo - July 2, 2024

Tempo.Co, Jakarta – Papua is a province known as the land of gold with its natural riches containing beautiful fauna.

June 29, 2024

Agence France-Presse - June 29, 2024

Bangkok – The first assessment of the pint-sized Bornean elephant by a global conservation authority concluded Thursday that the animal is endangered, with only an estimated 1,000 left

June 23, 2024

Tempo - June 23, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – Indonesia's Ministry of Environment and Forestry has released four rehabilitated orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus) into the Gunung Batu Mesangat Protected Forest in East Kal

June 22, 2024

Tempo Editorial - June 22, 2024

Laila Afifa, Jakarta – The assault of invasive alien species on dozens of national parks in Indonesia must be taken seriously.

Jakarta Globe - June 22, 2024

Johnny Johan Sompotan, Jakarta – The management of Safari Park in Bogor, West Java, is tracking down a male visitor who drew outrage on the internet after he was caught on video feeding

June 18, 2024

Mongabay - June 18, 2024

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – A project to revive zebra shark numbers in Indonesia's Raja Ampat archipelago has welcomed the successful hatching of 24 pups so far this year, including f

June 13, 2024

Jakarta Post - June 13, 2024

Theresia Sufa, Bogor, West Java – Two owa jawa (Javan gibbon) families were relocated on Monday to the Malabar Mountain Protected Forest area in Bandung, West Java, following rehabilita

June 12, 2024

Mongabay - June 12, 2024

Teguh Suprayitno, Tebo, Indonesia – Electrified fences set up around farms are an emerging threat to the critically endangered Sumatran elephant, conservationists told Mongabay I

June 11, 2024

Mongabay - June 11, 2024

Riza Salman, Kendari, Indonesia – In 2021, as the world grappled with the COVID-19 pandemic, Irwan watched online as a flurry of new social media groups dedicated to parrots sprang up a

June 10, 2024

Jakarta Globe - June 10, 2024

Johnny Johan Sompotan, Jakarta – Celebrity Robby Purba has issued a public apology for sharing a video that went viral, showing a security guard hitting a dog at Plaza Indonesia mall.

June 7, 2024

Mongabay - June 7, 2024

Jeremy Hance – A court in Indonesia has sentenced a man to 12 years in prison for poaching six critically endangered Javan rhinos, in what's been hailed as the harshest punishment hande

Agence France-Presse - June 7, 2024

Jakarta – A district court in Banten sentenced a poacher to 12 years in prison Wednesday after he was found guilty of killing at least six critically endangered Javan rhinos.

May 31, 2024

Mongabay - May 31, 2024

Jeremy Hance – A staggering 26 Javan rhinos may have been killed in Indonesia's Ujung Kulon National Park since 2019, according to local law enforcement.

May 27, 2024

Jakarta Globe - May 27, 2024

Whisnu Bagus Prasetyo, Jakarta – A leopard and a black panther were spotted roaming Mount Gede Pangrango National Park (TNGGP) in Cianjur, West Java, as captured by surveillance cameras

May 24, 2024

Mongabay - May 24, 2024

Jeremy Hance – Indonesian prosecutors are seeking a five-year jail sentence for a poacher who confessed to participating in killing seven Javan rhinos from 2019-2023, essentially wiping

May 23, 2024

Jakarta Globe - May 23, 2024

Triyono, West Lampung – Wildlife authorities in Indonesia's Lampung province have successfully trapped a Sumatran tiger that was responsible for killing two villagers and injuring two o

May 11, 2024

Agence France-Presse - May 11, 2024

A man has been found dead in western Indonesia after a suspected attack by a Sumatran tiger authorities were still hunting, a local official said on Saturday, the latest case of conflic

May 3, 2024

Reuters - May 3, 2024

Will Dunham, Jakarta – In June 2022, a male Sumatran orangutan named Rakus sustained a facial wound below the right eye, apparently during a fight with another male orangutan at the Sua

April 29, 2024

Mongabay - April 29, 2024

Carolyn Cowan – Sunda clouded leopards spend most of their lives in the leafy shade of the forest canopy.

April 26, 2024

Tempo - April 26, 2024

Jakarta – Indonesia is the world's largest producer of animal torture video content. This is a result of weak law enforcement.

Mongabay - April 26, 2024

Jeremy Hance – It was news that rhino conservationists had long feared.

April 24, 2024

Jakarta Post - April 24, 2024

Theresia Sufa, Bogor, West Java – Dendrobium capra, a species of green orchid endemic to East Java known locally as anggrek larat hijau (green larat orchid), is facing the threat of ext

April 20, 2024

Mongabay - April 20, 2024

Basten Gokkon, Jakarta – In wildlife conservation management, the best species to focus on to maximize protection of a region's biodiversity aren't necessarily the most charismatic ones

April 19, 2024

Mongabay - April 19, 2024

Jeremy Hance – There's good news and bad news for the Javan rhino, one of the most threatened large mammals on Earth.

April 11, 2024

Sydney Morning Herald - April 11, 2024

Zach Hope and Karuni Rompies, Singapore/Jakarta – An animal rights activist, hidden camera tucked in his clothes, finagles his way into an Indonesian abattoir and films what he and othe

April 7, 2024

Agence France-Presse - April 7, 2024

Jakarta – Anew Javan rhinoceros calf has been spotted in Ujung Kulon National Park, giving hope for the conservation of one of the world's most endangered mammals.

April 4, 2024

Mongabay - April 4, 2024

Christopel Paino and Rahmadi Rahmad, Jakarta – Ripi Yanuar Fajar and his four friends say they'll never forget that evening after Indonesia's Independence Day celebration in 2019 when t

March 26, 2024

Vietnam Plus - March 26, 2024

Hanoi (VNA) – With camera traps and extensive DNA sweeps, Indonesian conservationists are hoping to find more evidence that the Javan tiger, a species declared extinct, actually still e

March 12, 2024

Jakarta Globe - March 12, 2024

Triyono, Lampung – In West Lampung Regency, hundreds of residents set ablaze the Forest Ranger Office of Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park (TNBBS) in Lampung Province.

March 5, 2024

Tempo - March 5, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – The Aceh Conservation and Natural Resources Agency (BKSDA) assesses that deforestation has caused wildlife in the forest of Aceh to become increasingly isolated.

Tempo - March 5, 2024

Irsyan Hasyim (Contributor), Jakarta – The Indonesian Ministry of Environment and Forestry said that the population of long-tailed monkeys (Macaca fascicularis) has exploded due to an i

February 28, 2024

Tempo - February 28, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – The Ministry of Environment and Forestry collaborated with Indonesian SINTAS Foundation to conduct a population survey of the Javan leopard (Phantera pardus melas) on

February 27, 2024

Mongabay - February 27, 2024

Mahmud Ichi, Halmahera, Indonesia – Most days, Jamal Adam watches over the 10 aviaries in Ake Tajawe Lolobata National Park with veterinarians and support staff.

February 22, 2024

Jakarta Globe - February 22, 2024

Triyono, West Lampung – A villager was discovered dead in a plantation in Lampung province early on Thursday with police suspecting a Sumatran tiger attack as the cause of his death.

February 9, 2024

Mongabay - February 9, 2024

Basten Gokkon, Jakarta – The construction of Indonesia's new capital city on the island of Borneo may destabilize the current stable population of endangered proboscis monkeys, a study

February 3, 2024

Jakarta Post Editorial - February 3, 2024

Jakarta – Bobby Nasution may have had to serve a prison sentence of between six months and five years for committing cruelty against animals if he was a mayor in the United Kingdom.

January 24, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 24, 2024

Panji Satrio, Medan – Sorik lies weakened, emaciated, and struggling to breathe – a mirror of three other Sumatran tigers battling severe illnesses in Medan Zoo, North Sumatera.

January 19, 2024

Jakarta Post - January 19, 2024

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – Four Sumatran tigers at the Medan Zoo in North Sumatra are reportedly severely ill as a result of institutional mismanagement and a funding crisis, prompting th

January 16, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 16, 2024

Fuad Iqbal Abdullah, Balikpapan – The National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) is recruiting crocodile handlers for Indonesia's new capital project, Nusantara, in East Kalimantan.

January 14, 2024

Tempo - January 14, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – The Tesso Nilo National Park in Pelalawan District, Riau Province, again lost one of its Sumatran elephants (Elephas maximus sumatranus) after a poacher allegedly kill

January 11, 2024

Jakarta Post - January 11, 2024

Bogor, West Java – Mount Gede Pangrango National Park has released an adult female Javan hawk-eagle (Nisaetus bartelsi) named Kalina into the wild after 21 months of rehabilitation.

January 7, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 7, 2024

Muhammad Iqbal Ikromi, Semarang – Semarang City Police in Central Java intercepted a truck transporting hundreds of dogs bound for Solo, Central Java.

December 27, 2023

Mongabay - December 27, 2023

Jeremy Hance – Once roaming across Southeast Asia, the Javan rhino today persists on a single peninsula off the western-most coast of Java in Indonesian.

December 21, 2023

Associated Press - December 21, 2023

Bangkok – Three trafficked Sumatran orangutans were sent back from Thailand to Indonesia on Thursday as part of a joint effort between the countries to tackle the illegal wildlife trade

December 12, 2023

Mongabay - December 12, 2023

Basten Gokkon, Jakarta – Most of the habitat of the Javan hawk-eagle is protected, but threats of forest degradation and isolation loom over the surviving population of Indonesia's nati

December 7, 2023

Associated Press - December 7, 2023

Edna Tarigan and Dita Alangkara, Mamuju, Indonesia – A pair of tall birds with black feathers and pinkish breasts crossed a noisy road to reach a quiet part of a sandy tourist beach in

December 2, 2023

Earth Touch - December 2, 2023

Maximillian Theo – It was an overcast morning on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia last Saturday when conservation officers for the Way Kambas National Park came upon the newest member o

November 29, 2023

Jakarta Post - November 29, 2023

Jakarta – A critically endangered Sumatran elephant was born in Indonesia on Tuesday, officials said, the second rare birth in weeks that has given renewed hope to conservation efforts.

November 15, 2023

Jakarta Post - November 15, 2023

North Sumatra police arrested two siblings allegedly involved in the illegal trade of Sumatran tiger pelts and pangolin scales at a hotel in Padang Sidimpuan city, North Sumatra, last w