Elephant Population in Sumatra Shrinks Drastically

Elephant Population in Sumatra Shrinks Drastically

The population of Sumatran elephants has plummeted in the past nine years mainly due to the conversion of forest areas into plantations and settlements, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Indonesia has announced, quoted from The Jakarta Post.

Plastic Straw Lodged in Poor Sea Turtle’s Nose

Plastic Straw Lodged in Poor Sea Turtle’s Nose

This video shows why plastic trash is detrimental to marine life and why especially drinking straws are one of the most useless items made out of plastic, especially if they end up as plastic trash in our oceans.

Three Poachers Arrested for Hunting Sumatran Tiger

Three Poachers Arrested for Hunting Sumatran Tiger

The police of Langkat District, North Sumatra, have arrested three poachers on charges of hunting a Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae) in Kutagajah Village of Kutambaru Sub-district.

Rare Sumatran Rhino Born in Indonesia

Rare Sumatran Rhino Born in Indonesia

The rare birth of a Sumatran rhino in Indonesia has been hailed a victory for the critically endangered species, which has been almost wiped out in the wild by poaching and habitat destruction.

45 Poached Sea Turtles Seized in Bali

45 Poached Sea Turtles Seized in Bali

Indonesian marine police officers unloading sea turtles yesterday from a boat which they seized from illegal poachers in the Bali capital of Denpasar. A total of 45 sea turtles have reportedly been recovered from the poachers.

Leonardo DiCaprio Faces Deportation Threat After Criticizing Indonesia

Leonardo DiCaprio Faces Deportation Threat After Criticizing Indonesia

Leonardo DiCaprio has been threatened with deportation by officials from the Indonesian government after the actor’s recent visit to the Leuser Ecosystem and his vocal stance against the area’s industrial development for palm oil, according to several Indonesian publications.

Protected Birds Seized from British Man in Bali

Protected Birds Seized from British Man in Bali

A joint team from the police and the Bali Natural Resources and Conservation Agency (BKSDA) has seized four protected birds from a British national in Berangbang village in Jembrana, Bali.

Four Arrested in Jambi for Possession of Sumatran Tiger Skin

Four Arrested in Jambi for Possession of Sumatran Tiger Skin

Four people in Jambi province have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the illegal wildlife trade after they were caught with the skin of a critically endangered Sumatran tiger in their possession, officials said on Monday (07/03).