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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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Press Release | November 18, 2014
BUMITAMA TESTS RSPO'S CREDIBILITY
After a drawn-out process of facilitation with the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) since March 2013, the Centre for Orangutan Protection’s (COP) complaint against Bumitama (parent company of PT. NKU) has not yet been resolved. It looks like this complaint will not ever be resolved as Bumitama appears to have no intention to carry out their commitments to the RSPO.  COP found that no compensation has been paid for the appointed conservation area and ...
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Press Release | November 17, 2014
CALL TO DISMISS BUMITAMA FROM RSPO
On September 16, 2014, Bumitama submitted a progress report to the Secretariat of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). In summary, the report outlined Bumitama’s efforts in implementing RSPO’s recommendations with regard to complaints filed by the Centre for Orangutan Protection (COP) regarding clearing of orangutan habitat in the concession area PT.NKU. Bumitama failed to meet criteria 5.1 and 5.2 because it did not conduct a High Conservation Value Area  Assessment before clearing the ...
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Paulinus Kristianto | October 30, 2014
COP MEMBANGUN PUSAT REHABILITASI ORANGUTAN #2
Rabu, 22 Oktober 2014 hari pertama proses pembangunan kandang dimulai. Tim pembangunan kandang kembali di bagi dua, Tim pertama tetap untuk mengangkut bahan material bangunan kandang dan Tim lainnya mulai mengerjakan dasar bangunan kandang. Kini tim menjadi 3 bagian dimana 1 tim fokus pembangunan dapur dan 2 tim fokus pembangunan kandang. Langkah pertama pembangunan kandang adalah penggalian lubang untuk dasar pondasi kandang. Rencana kandang ini nanti akan berbentuk kotak dengan ukuran 6 meter lebar, 6 ...
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Paulinus Kristianto | October 20, 2014
COP MEMBANGUN PUSAT REHABILITASI ORANGUTAN #1
Di sini mimpi COP di bangun, di hutan KHDTK Labanan yang terletak di kecamatan Kelay dengan luas 7.900 hektar. Tiga buah tenda di tengah padang ilalang berdiri kokoh menghadap matahari pagi dan sore. Satu tenda untuk tempat masak dan dua lainnya untuk tidur. Di depan tenda terdapat tumpukan batu, pasir dan besi serta beberapa sekop dan cangkul. Pagi ini matahari baru saja muncul, nyala api telah mendidihkan air. Segelas teh panas menghangatkan badan disela embun ...
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