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| April 24, 2014
COP MENDESAK PT.BERAU SAWIT SEJAHTERA: FOKUS KE PENCEGAHAN KORBAN ORANGUTAN

Pada tanggal 10 April 2014, Centre for Orangutan Protection (COP) menyampaikan laporan kepada Kementerian Kehutanan dan PT. Berau Sawit Sejahtera (PT.BSS). Laporan menjelaskan secara rinci mengenai lands clearing yang dilakukan di dalam kawasan PT. BSS telah mengancam orangutan. COP juga memperingatkan bahwa orangutan dan sarangnya dilindungi Undang - Undang nomor 5 Tahun 1990 mengenai Konservasi Keanekaragaman Hayati dan Ekosistemnya. Maksud dari laporan tersebut adalah mencegah jatuhnya korban orangutan.  PT. BSS mengklarifikasi bahwa pihaknya tidak menemukan tanda-tanda keberadaan orangutan di areal yang ditunjukkan oleh COP. Klarifikasi ini didasarkan pada monitoring selama kurun waktu 4 (empat ) bulan terakhir.  Pada hari ini, ...>>Read More

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| April 21, 2014
SUPPORT ATTORNEY OFFICER FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT MEDAN ZOO

Corruption is generative disease at the Medan Zoo. This is the answer why orangutan and many animals dying there. It is almost impossible to help as all aids being eaten by the managers.  Thanks to police for arresting Harmen Ginting, the Director of PD. Pembangunan and the Risman Effendi, the Finance Manager. Today, COP together with Walhi, Nature Clubs (Sangkala, IAIN, FIB USU), Indigenous People Alliance and River Defender come to Attorney Office to express their support for law enforcement. ...>>Read More

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| April 23, 2014
COP URGE PT ANGKASA PURA II CANCELLED AIRPORT ZOO DEVELOPMENT PLAN IN JAMB

JAKARTA - PT Angkasa Pura 2 plans to build a zoo, as a part of the airport in Jambi, is making pro and cons. where this Airport zoo potentially exacerbate the suffering of wild animals. The zoo was built as a last bastion for the wildlife rescue efforts outside its habitat. "Building a zoo side by side with the airport, is a ridiculous plan.Where PT. Angkasa Pura 2 will apply the airport and zoo merge into one sphere. Building the zoo is not enough just to collect animals and making a show, but there are rules that should be considered animal ...>>Read More

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| April 16, 2014
SAVE THE ORANGUTANS, STOP PALM OIL PT BSS

Orangutans that living in the concession area of PT. BSS in Berau, is being threatened because of land clearing activities to expand palm oil plantations. Today, Centre for Orangutan Protection is forcing the goverment to using their power to do a legal enforcement in order of damaging habitat of orangutan, based on Regulation No. 5 year 1990 regarding Nature Conservation and Ecosystem. Paulinus Kristianto, Habitat Campainer from COP state as: "Leasehold granted by the Government of Indonesia to oil palm companies, including PT. BSS, also followed by its liabilities. One of them is an obligation to protect wildlife within its concession. Thus, ...>>Read More

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| April 11, 2014
AGAIN, ORANGUTAN HABITAT BULDOZED BY PALM OIL COMPANY

Centre for Orangutan Protection (COP) reported PT. Berau Sawit Sejahtera (BSS) suspected damaging orangutan habitat in East Kalimantan. The report has been sent to Ministry of Forestry with attachment from GAPKI and ISPO. Based on regulation no. 5 year 1990, article 21 no. 2 point (e) : "Every person Is forbidden to take, damage, destroy, trade, keep or have eggs and / nests of protected animals." Paulinus Kristanto, The Habitat Campaigner from COP stated : “We ask the Ministry of Forestry to act immediately to stop the potential crime against orangutan in consession area of PT BSS. we appreciate BKSDA ...>>Read More

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| April 07, 2014
THE ELECTION, WHOEVER THE LEADER, SHOULD PAY ATTENTION TO THE FATE OF THE WILDLIFE AND THE FOREST OF INDONESIA

Jakarta - every once in 5 (five) years, Indonesia is held a democracy party to choose their own leader. The candidate has campaign their promises to win a position in a politics career. Even the candidates working programme is being advertise and become the guidance for the elector on 9th April 2014.  Towards the elections that will be running shortly COP proclaims : "The Elections for selection of the leader will be betting the fate of the Indonesian nation and its biological wealth. where all the people will choose their own leader whom will trully fight for Indonesia. we hope ...>>Read More

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