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ProFauna's Recommendation on Earth Day Celebration: Time to Change, for Our Forests and Lives

Environmentalists and activists celebrate the Earth Day every 22 April, which was founded by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970. In many countries, people commemorate the Day in many ways: holding seminars, street campaigns, exhibitions, music concerts, etc. It will be ironic, if we remember and concern about the planet we live on only on the Earth Day.

Press Release: ProFauna Opposes Government’s Initiative to Reclassify Palm Oil Plantations as Forests

(04/07/2010) The Indonesian Forestry Ministry's proposal to define palm oil plantations as forests is a controversy showing government's two faces in the natural resources conservation efforts.

Press Release: SLANK Campaigns for Parrot Protection in North Maluku

(03/27/2010) The decreasing population of North Moluccan parrots which threats the birds with extinction has moved a famous Indonesian music group band that has more than four millions fans all over Indonesia, SLANK, to campaign for parrot protection together with ProFauna Indonesia, a wildlife protection organization.

Press Release: Forests in Java are Threatened, ProFauna Calls For Forest Protection Movement

(02/25/2010) The decreasing forests in Java Island threats the lives of humans and wildlife, especially those endemic to the Island. The recently increasing natural and man-made disasters indicate that forests have degraded.

More on ProFauna's Enforcement Efforts to Tackle the Illegal Wildlife Trade

Last year, 22 August 2009, a tiger in Rimbo Jambi Zoo, Sumatera, Indonesia, was stolen and brutally killed, leaving its intestines and ribs in her cage. ProFauna, as a wildlife protection organization in Indonesia has been fighting against such wildlife cruelty and crime in the country.

ProFauna's Support for Wildlife Law Enforcement in Indonesia

According to ProFauna's review in 2009 about wildlife trade in Indonesia (Wildlife Illegal Trade and Smuggling in Indonesia Remains High) showing that the illegal trade in the country remained high, the release also mentioned, however, that the Indonesian Police have managed to run 27 operations of 53 wildlife crimes.

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