Forest Campaign

ProFauna: Illegal Logging in Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park Must Stop

Malang - ProFauna Indonesia urges the government to stop the illegal logging in the area of the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park (TNBTS) for the destruction effect on the park's ecosystem.

Press Release: Wildlife Hunting is Rampant, Forest Fire in R Soerjo Grand Forest Park Increases

(10/12/2012) The increasing forest fire in the area of R Soerjo Grand Forest Park in 2012 is linked to the rampant wildlife hunting in the conservation area. According to ProFauna Indonesia records between August and October 2012, there had been 21 forest fire cases. While in 2011, there were only six cases of forest fire.

About Forests in Java

Java Island is the densest island in Indonesia with the largest population. The rapid population growth in the island causes the shrinking forests in Java Island.

About Forests in Kalimantan

Kalimantan Island is one of the world's lungs covering 40.8 millions hectares. Unfortunately, the deforestation rate in Kalimantan is very high. According to the Forestry Department, the rate between 2000 and 2005 period reached 1.23 millions hectares.

ProFauna Activists Campaigning for Forest and Wildlife Protection by the Semeru Volcano

Twenty-five activists of ProFauna Indonesia held campaign of forest and wildlife conservation on the foothills of Semeru Volcano on 2nd October 2011. The campaign which was located on the rural area of Wonokerto - a village adjacent to the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, was intended to raise awareness of the local people to get actively involved in forest conservation because most of the locals still depended their livelihood on the forest. The community outreach also tried to prevent wildlife poaching there.

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