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| December 16, 2014
WILDLIFE TRADE IN AMBARAWA

The Ministry of Environment and Forestry join forces with Centre for Orangutan Protection and Jakarta Animals Aid Network have just raid an illegal transaction of protected wildlife in Ambarawa, Central Java. The team confiscated 2 Javan Slow Lorises (Nycticebus Javanicus), 2 Greater mouse deer (Tragulus napu) and Pangolin (Manis Javanica). The Wildlife Authority grill the trader now. He will face 5 years jail. The trader has pulled off the langur's teeth. There is open wound in the face of Greater mouse deer.  ...>>Read More

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| December 15, 2014
LANDSLIDE IN BANJARNEGARA

35 houses, 55 families, 108 died, 15 badly injured. Under coordination of National Disaster Mitigation Body, the COP's APE Warrior Team assist Livestock Office to help locals to save their animals. Unfortunately , not much need to be done here as most animals buried alive with villagers. May they find a better life in the next living era. amp Banjarnegara located 3 hours drive from our camp. ...>>Read More

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| December 10, 2014
WILDLIFE TRADE IN CILEDUG

Centre for Orangutan Protection join forces with Indonesian Police Headquarters and Jakarta Animal Aid Network to enforce the wildlife protection law. From last night raid, we confiscated 2 Siamang gibbons (Symphalangus syndactylus) and a Simpai Langur (Presbytis melalophus). 2 people arrested and will be face the court soon. He break the law number 5 year 1990 and might sentenced for 5 years jail and fine 10.000 USD. They are now safe and sound in Cikananga Wildlife Rescue Centre in Sukabumi, West Java.  All confiscated primates are juvenile. The gibbons are 6 months old and langur is 4 months old. Their ...>>Read More

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Animals Indonesia | December 09, 2014
SENAPAN ANGIN DAN PEMBANTAIAN SATWA LIAR

Berdasarkan Peraturan Kapolri Nomor 8 Tahun 2012 tentang PENGAWASAN DAN PENGENDALIAN SENJATA API UNTUK KEPENTINGAN OLAHRAGA, senapan angin hanya digunakan untuk kepentingan menembak sasaran atau target (pasal 5) dan hanya digunakan di lokasi pertandingan dan latihan (pasal 6). Dengan demikian, seluruh kegiatan perburuan satwa liar dengan menggunakan senapan angin adalah menyalahi Peraturan Kapolri tersebut.  Penyalahgunaan senapan angin sebagai senjata buru telah biasa terjadi dan menyebabkan pembunuhan satwa liar secara membabi buta, baik yang dilindungi maupun yang tidak dilindungi. Selama 6 bulan terakhir, Animals Indonesia dan Centre for Orangutan Protection (COP) melakukan penyelidikan mendalam bagaimana senapan angin berdampak pada satwa liar, ...>>Read More

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| December 05, 2014
A CHRISTMAS GIFT FOR APRIL

Help us care for this baby who's mother is depressed and can not care for her, please donate https://www.facebook.com/saveordelete/app_117708921611213 Lesson learnt.  Collaboration is better way to change the bad zoos to good. It is all about a will to change, not just raising issues and blaming the situation. We have been doing this since 2010. Yesterday, 5 members of COP's supporting group, Orangufriends, paid a visit to Serulingmas Zoo in Banjarnegara, Central Java. Their mission is to enrich April's cage.  With less than 3 hours, we make difference a lot. April now has a hammock and some more furniture to ...>>Read More

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Press Release | November 19, 2014
TIME FOR INDONESIAN BROADCASTING COMMISSION TO START STRICTLY MONITORING THE USE OF WILD ANIMALS ON TV

Jakarta- Television is supposed to be a good and truthful teacher for society in its broadcasting. This includes its efforts to support wildlife conservation in Indonesia.Despite this, on 8 November 2014, SCTV Inbox music concert used an orangutan and cockatoos for entertainment on stage during a concert. An orangutan was carried up to the stage and was used as the subject of jokes for this event. This occurred with no positive educational value at all. In fact, actions like this will only encourage our society to mistreat wild animals.  "The media should be a source of education for television viewers and ...>>Read More

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