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Disaster (Response) Brings All Together For Animals

As an organisation working for the protection of wildlife and forest in Indonesia, one of ProFauna's main activities is animal rescue, including animal evacuation during disaster. ProFauna has evacuated thousands animals and wildlife to help animal victims in Tsunami Aceh in 2005, North Sumatra in 2005, Merapi eruption in 2006, and the recently devastating eruption of Merapi Volcano in 2010.

Press Release: Javan Langurs Founded in Cangar National Park

(11/26/2010) Cangar forest, situated in the Grand Forest Park (national park) areas of R Soerjo (locally known as Tahura R Soerjo), has become the main habitat for the endangered silver leaf-monkey or the Javan langur (Trachypithecus auratus). Latest research conducted by ProFauna Indonesia between July and November 2010 shows that in the forest, there are about 80 langurs consisting of 11 family groups. Javan langur is a protected species under Indonesian wildlife law.

ProFauna Helps Animal Victims of Merapi Eruption

Merapi Volcano in Central Java, Indonesia erupted on 26 October 2010 causing both human and animal casualties. The human death toll recorded so far is 30 people. For the animal victims, it is estimated hundreds of livestock which died because of the volcanic mudflow.

The Inseparable Sea Turtles and Bali Island

Bali Island is famous for the international tourism destinations with picturesque landscapes and beautiful beaches, including the Kuta Beach which becomes one of the nesting sites of the ancient and endangered marine animal, sea turtle. ProFauna Indonesia has been working for the protection of sea turtles starting from relocating the eggs to release the hatchings to the sea as well as campaigning against the illegal wildlife trade.

Press Release: Borneo Tribal Communities and ProFauna Met and Urged the Forestry Minister to Stop Deforestation in Kapuas Forest

(09/27/2010) Deforestation of natural forests in Kalimantan or Borneo Island keeps happening and threatening the wildlife and local people. A logging company, PT. Toras Banua Sukses has received a renewal permit to operate in Kapuas forest which threats the habitats and survival of some endangered wildlife including: Orang utans, proboscis monkeys, and sun bears, and also causes disputes to the local tribal people who depend their livelihood on the forest.

ProFauna Receives a RSPCA International Award

ProFauna's work for the past 15 years in revealing the illegal wildlife trade and exploitation has been granted an award by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA), an international animal organization based in RSPCA. RSPCA, the oldest animal organization and one of the largest animal organizations in the world, awarded ProFauna a Special Investigation Award last 11 September 2010, in RSPCA's headquarters in Horsham, West Sussex, United Kingdom.

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