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Indonesian Police and ProFauna's Another Revelation of the Illegal Parrot Trade

The East Java Police Department has been successful in revealing the parrot syndicate in Surabaya, East Java Indonesia. Surabaya is notorious as the hub of the illegal parrot trade in Indonesia. After receiving ProFauna's information, the police helped by the organization investigated the syndicate and decided to raid a warehouse of the mafia.

Press Release: ProFauna Demands the Government Close Down The Palm Oil Transportation Company’s Shortcut to Block Wildlife Hunting Access in Seblat Elephant Conservation Center

(06/24/2009) The establishment of the shortcut by PT. Alno Agro Utama, a palm oil transportation company, has created an access for wildlife smugglers to commit their crimes in Seblat Elephant Conservation Center (PKG). Based on ProFauna's records from 2004 and 2007, there have been at least seven elephants killed. On 17 July 2007, a male elephant named Pratama killed severely, his head crashed and the ivory tusks gone. Until now, the perpetrator has not been revealed.

ProFauna's Community Outreach: Village Wildlife And Environment Regulation

The education field project of ProFauna, a wildlife protection organization in Indonesia, P-WEC (Petungsewu Wildlife Education Center) which is located in the foothills of Kawi mountain in East Java has been working together very well with the villagers living surrounding the center since its establishment - starting from recruiting employees and staff members from the villagers whose majority are illiterate and working as farmers, providing voluntary education or teaching to the remote schools in the villages, inviting the people to attend free seminars in the center, to providing many assistances in running some community development programs like reforestation, mobile library, mobile movie screening, holding regional traditional village festival, etc.

Melanie Subono Invites The Public to Protect Wild Animals

The wild animals in Indonesia being threatened by extinction has touched Melanie Subono, a well-known Indonesian musician and celebrity, to campaign on the protection of wild animals in Indonesia with ProFauna Indonesia. Together with the organization, the rock singer staged a peaceful demonstration in front of a shopping center in Malang, East Java, Indonesia, on 3 May 2009.

ProFauna's Earth Day Celebration: Down to Earth with Traditionalists

Celebrating the Earth Day on 22nd April 2009, ProFauna, a wildlife protection organization in Indonesia, held a seminar called "Javanese Myths on Wildlife Conservation". The seminar which was held on 26th April 2009 in ProFauna'e education center, was attended by more than one hundred participants coming from different backgrounds, ranging from Javanese traditionalist groups, high school students and teachers, university students, humanist organizations, and many more.

ProFauna’s Parrot Campaign Progress: Engaging Local and Religious Leaders

(ProFauna Indonesia, 31st March 2009) In their latest report, "PIRATED PARROTS" , launched in May 2008, the Indonesian wildlife protection NGO ProFauna Indonesia, revealed the evidence on the smuggling of wild caught parrots in Sulawesi and North Halmahera in Indonesia to Philippines during their investigation. About 10,000 parrots including white Cockatoo (Cacatua alba), chattering Lory (Lorius garrulus), Eclectus Roratus (Eclectus roratus), and violet-necked Lory (Eos squamata) were smuggled to supply both domestic and international markets.

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