Helping solve Conservation and Humanitarian issues through Indonesia
July 20, 2017
The FZS (Frankfurt Zoological Society) have been running some successful projects in the Jambi region of Sumatra. One of those being the tracking of wild elephants through the use of radio collars. By attaching a radio collar to one elephant in a herd the FZS team can effectively track the entre herd and can act quickly in the event the herd might get too close to a village. This helps prevent human/elephant conflict and further deaths of the critically endangered Sumatran elephant.
Full article on Elephants of Sumatra http://elephantsofsumatra.com/radio-collar-tracking/Posted In: Wildlife
July 18, 2017
A gorgeous herd of wild elephants make their way across the Way Kambas National park in the early morning hours captured on the Berdiri (http://www.berdiri.org) camera traps.
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December 14, 2015
Below is a sample extract from the up coming Elephants of Sumatra – The Final Stand documentary photography book being published in support of the critically endangered sumatran elephants and the various projects we have, projects we support directly in the field or indirectly by other means. The final product will be a 100 page […]
September 24, 2015
Jakarta. Authorities in Indonesia have launched a formal investigation into the death of an iconic Sumatran elephant at a national park who was believed to have been killed by poachers for his tusks.
Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya Bakar said in Jakarta on Wednesday that she had ordered a coordinated probe into the death of […]