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May 9, 2023

Sydney Morning Herald - May 9, 2023

Chris Barrett, Singapore – An Australian government investigation has found violations of live export trade standards at seven Indonesian abattoirs where Australian producers sent cattl

May 8, 2023

Mongabay - May 8, 2023

Teguh Suprayitno, Jambi, Indonesia – The lunchtime rush is well underway as customers file into a lively Padang-style restaurant here in the city of Jambi on Indonesia's Sumatra Island.

May 4, 2023

Mongabay - May 4, 2023

Sean Mowbray – Across the Indonesian island of Java, suitable habitat for Javan leopards shrunk by more than 1,300 square kilometers, or 500 square miles, between 2000 and 2020.

April 22, 2023

Channel News Asia - April 22, 2023

Nivell Rayda, Sukabumi, Indonesia – With her trusty walking cane in hand and a backpack filled with ripe bananas, Tini Kasmawati trudged through the slippery, mud-caked paths of a dwind

April 11, 2023

Mongabay - April 11, 2023

Basten Gokkon, Jakarta – Every time a new Javan rhino calf is spotted, Indonesia's environmental authorities issue an update of the precise population number for the near-extinct specie

March 22, 2023

Jakarta Post - March 22, 2023

Apriadi Gunawan and Nurni Sulaiman, Medan – A Sumatran tiger died on Sunday after being cared for at the Barumun Tiger Sanctuary in North Padang Lawas regency, North Sumatra, for severa

March 16, 2023

Tempo - March 16, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – Animal rights activist and founder of Animal Defenders Indonesia, Doni Herdaru, on Wednesday, said the community will conduct intense talks with Jakarta officials in t

March 2, 2023

Tempo - March 2, 2023

Anugerah Rizki Akbari, Leiden University in Leiden – When Indonesian prosecutors went after the leader of an illegal wildlife syndicate operating near the Malacca Strait, they relied on

Tempo - March 2, 2023

Noviar Andayani, Universitas Indonesia in Depok – Strong legislation backed by science and technology could help protect Indonesia's wildlife.

March 1, 2023

Mongabay - March 1, 2023

Hans Nicholas Jong, Tonggo Simangunsong, Batang Toru, Indonesia – With fewer than 800 individuals remaining in the wild today, the critically endangered Tapanuli orangutan isn't just th

February 24, 2023

Jakarta Post - February 24, 2023

Vincent Fabian Thomas, Jakarta – The construction of a hydropower plant in Batang Toru district in South Tapanuli has caused global controversy for years as it is built in the habitat o

February 22, 2023

Jakarta Post - February 22, 2023

Apriadi Gunawan and Nurni Sulaiman, Medan – A Sumatran elephant has died of malnutrition and malabsorption during treatment due to a dental infection at the Aek Nauli Elephant Conservat

February 12, 2023

Jakarta Post - February 12, 2023

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – Two sun bears were injured after being trapped on sling wire traps in Mount Leuser National Park.

February 5, 2023

Agence-France Presse - February 5, 2023

Jakarta – A Sumatran tiger believed to have attacked and injured farmers in Aceh was captured on Saturday after a days-long hunt.

February 2, 2023

Agence France-Presse - February 2, 2023

Jakarta – A Sumatran tiger attacked and injured two farmers in Aceh Wednesday, the second such attack in days, as officials vowed to capture the big cat or cats responsible.

February 1, 2023

Jakarta Post - February 1, 2023

Theresia Sufa, Bogor, West Java – Two captive-bred Javan hawk-eagles, a female and a male, were released into the wild on Monday at the foot of Mount Gede Pangrango in West Java.

January 25, 2023

Jakarta Post - January 25, 2023

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – The North Sumatra Natural Resources Conservation Agency (BKSDA) has started an investigation following the death of a 15-year-old Sumatran orangutan (Pongo abel

January 11, 2023

Tempo - January 11, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The population of the Bornean bull (Bos javanicus lowi) in the Belantikan Hulu Forest habitat, Lamandau district, Central Kalimantan province, has fallen to just 20.

January 10, 2023

December 9, 2022

Mongabay - December 9, 2022

Hans Nicholas Jong, Lusia Arumingtyas, Jakarta – Indonesian academics have called out the government for banning five foreign scientists after they questioned official claims of an incr

December 2, 2022

Agence France-Presse - December 2, 2022

More than a dozen NGOs have issued a letter accusing Indonesia of stymieing scientific research, after Jakarta banned a group of foreign academics who opposed an official claim that ora

November 25, 2022

Mongabay - November 25, 2022

Basten Gokkon, Jakarta – "Remarkably lax" and "laissez-faire" law enforcement efforts by conservation authorities in Indonesia have allowed the killing, capture and trade of scores of o

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

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

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.

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