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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.

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