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Indonesian Primates and PROFAUNA’s Actions to Save Them

Sadly, despite the diversity of primate species, 70% of Indonesian primates are on the brink of extinction due to habitat loss and illegal poaching (to be traded).

ProFauna Staged A Demonstration by the Forestry Department Building Protesting the Trade of Primate Meat

ProFauna activists staged a unique demonstration by the entrance gate of the Forestry Department Building in Jakarta protesting the trade of primate meat (4 July 2012). In the street act largely covered by media, the activists put a desk with a woman covered in fake blood on top of it.

Press Release: The Primate Trade in Jakarta and Palembang Remains High

(07/04/2012) The illegal primate trade in Indonesia remains high in two big cities in the country: Jakarta and Palembang (South Sumatera). The investigation report of ProFauna Indonesia and the International Primate Protection League (IPPL) shows that dozens of primates are killed for the meat and brain as delicacies every month in both cities.

The Illegal Primate Trade in Palembang – South Sumatera

The illegal primate trade in Palembang - South Sumatera gets worse where dozens of primates including the protected species like the slow loris (Nycticebus sp) and the siamang (Hylobates syndactilus) are sold every month. More information

Reducing Orangutan-Palm Oil Plantation Conflict through Training and Educational Community Outreach

In order to mitigate the conflict between palm oil plantation companies and orangutans, ProFauna Indonesia holds series of education, training, and campaign activities for local people and workers of palm oil companies in Ketapang, West Kalimantan.

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