The unnamed calf is the fourth Sumatran rhino, a critically endangered species, born at the sanctuary in Way Kambas National Park.
Companies and individuals trading sharks and rays illegally use various methods and loopholes to avoid regulations and detection.
Hundreds of sharks and rays, some endangered and protected, are landed at various ports in Java. Journalist Asnawi finds there are no officials monitoring this trade.
CSOs believe the conservation bill must shift away from a state-centered model and actively include indigenous peoples in its creation and implementation.
Sulawesi is home to unique flora and fauna, increasingly endangered by mining and deforestation activities. Anoa, an endemic species of wild water buffalo, is on the brink of extinction. Two EJN-supported stories have pushed policymakers to establish a captive breeding center for anoa conservation
As well as threatening the home of the critically endangered Tapanuli orangutan, environmentalists say the Batang Toru hydropower plant jeopardises the livelihoods of 130,000 people and increases the risk of landslides.
Coffee farmers, NGOs, researchers, and the government joined forces to conserve Javan gibbons and their habitat while boosting the local economy.
The presence of orangutans in their natural habitat helps the regeneration and balance of the forest ecosystem. Orangutans also play a role in sustaining food, oxygen, and even wood for humans.
Indonesian rapper aims to increase awareness on the critically endangered Sumatran Tigers. Calls for stakeholders and public to join hands to protect the last surviving tigers of the archipelago.
Essential Ecosystem Area is considered a middle way in harmonizing conservation and the community’s economy. However, education is needed for an effective collaborative forest management.