Marine Campaign

Turtle Conservation on Belambangan Island, Berau Regency, East Kalimantan

Despite the small size, the island is the most densely populated by the green turtles (Chelonia mydas) or the most nesting habitats in the Berau Regency waters. It is estimated that in one year there are 2,500 - 3,000 visits by the female green turtles nest in the the island producing at least 1,500 nests, or equivalent to 150,000 turtle eggs..

Sea Turtle Conservation Done Right: Release Hatchlings to the Ocean Right Away!

Thirty conservation activists from all around Indonesia joined a training held by PROFAUNA Indonesia and Yayasan Penyu Indonesia (YPI/Indonesian Turtle Foundation) at Tamban Beach, Malang, East Java on 18 July 2019.

UNCOVERING SEA TURTLE POACHING IN BERAU, EAST KALIMANTAN, WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT

The government of Berau, East Kalimantan has declared war against sea turtle poaching, including trade of souvenirs made from sea turtle shell. In 2018, however, these practices were still widely found either in tourist objects or subversively in the city.

Bad News from Bajulmati Beach: Turtle Nest Plundered by Poachers!

A nest of the Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas) at Bajulmati Beach, South Malang, Indonesia was plundered by poachers on Saturday (8/12/2018)

Bad Impacts of Illegal Fishing Bombs

The illegal fishing using home-made bombs has posed negative impacts on the marine ecosystems. The practice is also detrimental to the communities,

This Week in Action: Sea Patrol to Forestall Fish-bombing and Turtle Sea Eggs Poaching

A joint team consisting of Biduk-biduk Police, PROFAUNA Borneo went on a patrol to forestall fish-bombing and sea turtle eggs poaching in the waters of Berau 

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