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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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| April 07, 2014
COP AND JAAN SUPPORT TO ACT FIRMLY ON USTAD GUNTUR BUMI

Jakarta - The society has been talked about news that shows one of public figure keeping an orangutan on TV shows. that public figure is famous lately being called as Ustad Guntur Bumi (UGB). on one of TV station, UGB seems to show his love to bathe the orangutan, the primate native species from indonesia. orangutan is one of protected animals on law  No.5 year 1990, regarding conservation of natural resources and ecosystems. Where criminals including keeping orangutan gets penalty of 5 years imprisonment and a fine of Rp. 100,000,000. Centre for Orangutan Protection (COP) and Jakarta Animal Aid Network ...>>Read More

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| March 21, 2014
STOP HUNTING

Lack of supervision over the production, distribution and use of guns is the reason of rampant poaching. Anyone can buy a gun and shoot any animal without having a license to the authorities. The threats to the wildlife is getting increasing, if the guns can be owned by a person with psychiatric disorders, they're proudly showing their humps, including showing a dead cat & dogs they've killed, on social networks (facebook, etc). ...>>Read More

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| March 13, 2014
THE GOLDEN CAT SUMATRA

The Golden Cat, very difficult to find in their habitats lately. Today,13/3/2014, COP team, BKSDA Aceh and Tangse Police has confiscated wild animals in Tangse, Aceh, from the hands of endangered animal collectors, and found dead golden cat, that also called The Asiatic Golden Cat.  Golden Cat is classified as Near Threatened (NT) on the IUCN Red List, and its also protected in Indonesian Law as its written on Goverment Regulation no. 7 year 1999. Is not difficult to find animal collectors, which mentioned themself as 'animal lovers' and then they buy these wild animals from the fence and keeping ...>>Read More

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