Forest Campaign

Mathias Muchus Words for Indonesian Forests

Indonesian forest degradation both in quantity and quality has moved a senior actor and recently a film director, Mathias Muchus, to get involved and take part in forest conservation campaign. Muchus who was awarded as the best leading actor in Indonesia's national film festival in 1988 has joined ProFauna and supported the organisation forest conservation campaign.

ProFauna and Rangers Patrol the Tropical Rain Forest in East Java

ProFauna Indonesia is very serious and actively assists the government for forest protection from illegal logging and wildlife poaching as the organisation conducts joint patrol with the rangers of R Soerjo grand forest park, one of the remaining tropical rain forests in East Java. In the forest patrol held in February 2011, ProFauna not only provided financial support but also joined the patrol on the field.

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.

Press Release: Flood Hit Kapuas, ProFauna Urges the Government Anull Logging Permit

(08/25/2010) The flood hitting Putussibau region of Kapuas Hulu, West Kalimantan on 23 August 2010 proves to be the impact of the government's poor policy on natural rescources management. Most forest use and conversion are taken over by the government where local people are put aside.

Press Release: ProFauna Urges the Indonesian Government To Stop the Deforestation in Kapuas, West Kalimantan

(08/09/2010) 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.

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.

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