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Press Release: ProFauna Demands Government’s Practical and Political Efforts to Save Forests in Java

(01/06/2010) Forests in Java Island, Indonesia, degrade which threat human and other living things on the Island, especially wildlife endemic to Java. Based on the deforestation pace published by the Forestry Department for 2003-2006 period, the largest deforestation happened in Sumatera which was 268,000 hectares/year or 22,8% of the total deforestation in Indonesia which was 1.17 millions hectares/year. The next places were in Kalimantan for 239,000 hectares/year (20.4%), Sulawesi for 114,700 hectares/year (9.8 %), and Java for 2,500 hectares/year (0.2%).

Proud of ProFauna Campaign

On 23 December 2009, ProFauna Indonesia will have its 15th anniversary. For 15 years ProFauna has been struggling and working on wildlife protection campaign in Indonesia. Ever since, ProFauna has been growing and developing its work.Proud of ProFauna Campaign

Wildlife Law Enforcement in East Java

One of the many challenges to tackle the illegal wildlife trade in Indonesia is that wildlife crimes are not taken seriously by authorities. This statement is proven to be wrong by the East Java Police Department.

Press Release: Wildlife Trade in Bird Markets in Java is Still High

(10/22/2009) The illegal wildlife trade in bird markets in Java Island, Indonesia, is still high. From the latest survey conducted by ProFauna Indonesia with support by the World Animal Net (WAN) in 70 bird markets in the most developed and dense island in the country from May to July 2009. ProFauna recorded that there were 183 animals of 25 species traded openly in the markets.

Melanie Released a "Primate" in Bandung

A female rock star who is also ProFauna's volunteer, Melanie Subono, released a "primate" from a caged in a crowd centre in Bandung City, West Java (16 October 2009). The "primate" being released was actually a ProFauna's member in a primate costume. The theatrical act was held during ProFauna's campaign inviting the public to support the cause.

Press Release: Marapu Band Campaigns For Wildlife Protection

(10/15/2009) ProFauna's wildlife protection campaign in Indonesia has gained more support. The Indonesian celebs like SLANK, a group band that has more than three millions fans in Indonesia, and Melanie Subono, a female rock star, have joined ProFauna and supported its campaigns. There is a new celeb supporter that comes from Yogyakarta, Central Java, supporter is a reggae band named MARAPU.

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