This post is also available in: IndonesianIt’s been a month or so in the making since the mother of the orphanage received the funding for Siti’s operation. The period of waiting was necessary to allow the month of fasting and the following celebrations to pass as travel and organising such operations at that time is [...]
This post is also available in: IndonesianEvery so often, people are too preoccupied with doing and looking into so many things in life that they tend to forget how to give back to someone who has provided them with so much – someone called Mother Nature.
Everyone, regardless of age, religion, status and identity, have this [...]
This post is also available in: IndonesianBlack Fish explores the issues relating to the captivity of Orca’s, most commonly known as Killer Whales. From the early days of capturing through to the inevitable mishandling of these intensely intelligent animals and subsequent deaths of trainers. Black Fish pours over many incidents during the last 30+ years [...]
This post is also available in: IndonesianIt’s been a tragic week for the Sumatran elephant with 7 new deaths recorded in the Riau province of Sumatra near the Tesso Nilo National park. Poisoning is suspected and is becoming more and more common as elephants are forced to enter village areas when their habitat is continuously [...]
This post is also available in: IndonesianA new tool is becoming a key aspect to fighting for crucial habitat that remains for the critically endangered wildlife. Satellite monitoring is keeping up the fight for the habitat of endangered animals, going one step further than that of google maps. Where remotely areas within google maps are [...]
This post is also available in: IndonesianMore good news coming out of the Aceh province of Sumatra. The good work from the Indonesian police.
Police in Indonesia’s Aceh province have arrested two wildlife trafficking suspects allegedly behind five tiger poaching rings operating in the forests of northern Sumatra. The arrests followed a months-long investigation and an [...]
This post is also available in: IndonesianIt seems an inkling of common decency has found it’s way through Indonesian law. It’s not often a law is upheld and then enforced as in this new case. It’s a welcome change and it turns out there is a small ray of hope for the wildlife and the [...]
This post is also available in: IndonesianRecently I travelled to north Sumatra documenting the work of an NGO based in Sumatra for captive elephants. I stumbled across this wildlife trade report on the Sumatran tiger while traveling through the elephant camps in North Sumatra. It was funded and put together by Traffic and written by CHRIS R. [...]