Amid massive illegal wildlife trading, Ministry of Environment and Forestry reveals that some of priority endangered animals have increase their population.
At least 30 turtles, mostly confiscated from illegal use, released in Natuna waters of Riau island on Sunday (05/05/2019). Turtle is one of the protected species based on national and international regulations because facing threats from nature and human activities.
Ministry of Environment and Forestry or KLHK with its partners will conduct a survey and monitoring in Sumatra aiming to double Sumatran tiger population by 2022.
Following East Nusa Tenggara Governor’s request to close Komodo National Park for one year, Minister of Environment and Forestry, Siti Nurbaya, said that the ministry is still discussing on the matter with the provincial government.
Following Global Tiger day on 29 July 2018, WWF Indonesia and Environment and Forestry Ministry released a video showing the successful Sumatran tiger breed in wildlife.
A recent monitoring discovered at least a young Javan gibbon in Gede Pangrango National Park, said Adison adding that the monitoring was conducted three times, — April, June and August –, this year.
Minister of Environment and Forestry, Siti Nurbaya Bakar, inaugurated Sumatran Tiger Rehabilitation Center in Dharmasraya, in West Sumatra, on Saturday (29/7) as part of Global Tiger Day.
Though still waiting for legal documents, six orangutans smuggled to Thailand were ready to be sent home to Indonesia.
Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) have been cooperating with Indonesian Natural Tourism Association since 2007. Unfortunately, based on facts and evaluation, the performances are far from expectations.
Newly published research on Conservation Letter revealed that half of Javan rhino population in Ujung Kulon National Park was found in Krakatau volcano and Sunda basin.