Conservation

Rescuing Sumatran Tigers, World Rhino Day and Sumatra Fires…

Rescuing Sumatran tigers from extinction

Melani, one of the 10 female Sumatran tigers from Surabaya Zoo, is now under intensive care at the Indonesian Safari Park (TSI), due to her digestive disorder.

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Sumatra Wildlife and Environment Weekly News

Do Orangutans Plan? When It Comes To Travel They Do

A new research conducted by University of Zurich, shows that the night before Sumatran male orangutans travel through the forest, they often produce long, loud calls in the direction they plan to go. It provides a cue to other members of the community to plan for the trip ahead, and is the first field-observed case of primates planning for future events this far in advance.

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Sumatra Wildlife and Conservation News

Indonesian Tiger Who Survived Poisoning Returns To Zoo Home

Two-year-old Ayu, a young Sumatran tiger, sole survivor of the recent incident of poisoning, returned to her caged-in area at the Taman Rimbo Zoo in Jambi, after a week. The investigation is still being carried on to find the culprits of the incident which took place on 17 August and involved strychnine, a chemical which is highly controlled in the country. The zoo visitors

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The Flying Squad

Indonesia is facing great problems today including the issues on illegal wildlife trade. This problem is due to the severe exploitation of wildlife resources where there government can

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Did you know the largest landfill in the world is not on the land but in the Pacific Ocean? This garbage dump is a collection of

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God

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Perhaps no other place is more globally recognized as a symbol of the African continent

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Fifth Graders Learn Water Conservation Lessons

fifth graders learn water conservation
Education is key to conserving the planet. Here some young kids learn all about the best practices for conserving water. Read more about it here.

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Critically Endangered Sumatran Elephants

THE SUMATRAN ELEPHANTS: ANOTHER CLOSE CALL

It is indeed an indictment of us and our humanity when the number of animals featuring on the endangered list mounts faster than mercury on a hot summer afternoon. By 2030 we will be an elite race making preparations that will allow us to conquer neighboring planets and stars! The scenario at home however will remain bleak if we do not let go of avarice. We were handed this planet to share with our animal friends and we have emerged as selfish trespassers. The concept of tolerance that the world governments have enshrined somehow seems circumscribed by the definition of human. The fact that after the Sumatran tiger in 2008, it is now the turn of the Sumatran elephant to be labeled

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