Coffee and Primate Conservation Project works with villagers to cultivate shade-grown coffee that helps the Javan GibbonLearn more
In the last five years this project has successfully helped 126 Sumatran orangutans in conflict situations and translocated them into safe forests.
One of the rarest reptiles in the world and has not even been seen in the wild since 2009. How will the Roti island snake necked turtle survive?
Endemic to the Eastern tip of Sulawesi’s Northern peninsula and restricted to small forest fragments, the populations of Celebes crested macaques have experienced severe declines. This project works to protect them and other species found in Tangkoko Nature Reserve.
Elephant Response Units work to herd elephants away from fields and villages back into the National Park.
WRS’ support for Planet Indonesia allows the continuity of their two-pronged approach to improve human well-being while catalyzing conservation, in particular at-risk species in West Kalimantan. In 2019, WRS is contributing directly to the implementation costs of the community SMART patrol teams and the songbird rescue and rehabilitation centre.
Our contribution will go towards operational support for law enforcement –surveillance, investigations, and confiscations; personnel as well as travel expenses.
WRS is the only funder of this project. As a key member of the IUCN Asian Songbird Trade Specialist Group, this is a topic that is close to our hearts.
Wildlife Conservation Society is fighting to save the last population of wild Siamese crocodiles in Indonesia – there are less than 1000 left in the world! Every species recovery battle is uphill and long but encouragingly, there is now international, national, and local action to establish a protected wetland habitat for these usually overlooked species.
With its striking good looks, the Bali Starling is highly coveted in the illegal songbird trade. Exacerbated by habitat loss, it is now at the brink of extinction. Begawan Foundation is trying to avert this by engaging the local community and cultivating a culture that protects its native bird.
On Flores Island, the wild cousins of our Komodo dragons in our living collection are in jeopardy, largely due to shrinking habitats and prey competition. The Komodo Survival Programme has extensive efforts for population surveys, habitat patrolling, and community engagement, gradually reducing the threats to the dragons.
The cute looks of tarsiers are unfortunately resulting in them being poached to be sold as pets. The Orangutan Foundation is studying the Bornean tarsier population in Tanjung Puting National Park, Kalimantan to find out how we can help these pint-sized primates.