Pelaku Perdagangan Gading Gajah Divonis 10 Bulan Penjara

(June 10, 2015) Medan, 9 Juni 2015 – Seorang pelaku perdagangan gading gajah divonis 10 bulan kurungan dan denda Rp 1,5 juta, subsider 3 bulan oleh Kejaksaan Negeri Meulaboh hari Kamis, 4 Juni 2015. Sejumlah barang bukti diamankan oleh petugas ketika ditangkap yaitu 4 kg gading gajah, 1 kg caling utuh (gading gajah betina), beserta tulang dan gigi gajah sejumlah lebih dari 650 kg. Gajah sumatra (Elephas maximus sumatranus) adalah satwa terancam punah yang dilindungi undang-undang. Satwa itu merupakan satu...

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Pelaku Perdagangan Harimau Awetan Ditangkap di Bintaro

Pelaku Perdagangan Harimau Awetan Ditangkap di Bintaro
(May 29, 2015) - Dua orang pelaku perdagangan satwa dilindungi berinisial HH & MH ditangkap di Jakarta Selatan, 19 Mei 2015 oleh BKSDA DKI Jakarta- Barang bukti berupa 2 harimau sumatera awetan, 1 macan dahan awetan, 1 ekor penyu awetan, dan 1 kepala rusa awetan.   - Barang bukti ditaksir mencapai Rp 250 jutaBogor, 29 Mei 2015 – Balai Konservasi Sumber Daya Alam (BKSDA) DKI Jakarta dengan dukungan teknis dari Wildlife Crimes Unit (WCU) yakni unit dari Wildlife Conservation Society – I...

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Indonesian National Police Seize Major Shipment of Pangolins, Arrest Smuggler

Indonesian National Police Seize Major Shipment of Pangolins, Arrest Smuggler
(April 27, 2015) NEW YORK (April 27, 2015) – The Indonesian National Police’s Criminal Investigation Division (BARESKRIM MABES POLRI), the Government of Indonesia, and the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Wildlife Crimes Unit (WCU) today announced the seizure of a shipment of pangolins headed to China and valued at approximately 1.8 million US dollars (USD). The pangolin smuggler involved in the case has been arrested.  This is the largest case of pangolin smuggling in Indonesia since 2008...

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Lokakarya Monitoring Harimau Sumatera: Reversing the Decline of the Critically Endangered Sumatran Tiger

Lokakarya Monitoring Harimau Sumatera: Reversing the Decline of the Critically Endangered Sumatran Tiger
(March 31, 2015) Bogor, 30 Maret 2015 – Kementerian Lingkungan Hidup dan Kehutanan (KemenLHK), Direktorat Jenderal Perlindungan Hutan dan Konservasi Alam (Ditjen PHKA) mengadakan “Lokakarya Monitoring Harimau Sumatera” dengan tema “Reversing the Decline of the Critically Endangered Sumatran Tiger“ di Padjadjaran Suites Hotel & Conference, Bogor, pada tanggal 25 – 26 Maret 2015.   Lokakarya ini bertujuan untuk mengoptimalkan upaya konservasi dan peningkatan populasi h...

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Major Tiger Trader Busted in Indonesia—Faces 5 Years in Prison and $10,000 USD Fine

Major Tiger Trader Busted in Indonesia—Faces 5 Years in Prison and $10,000 USD Fine
(February 11, 2015) **NEWS RELEASE**  CONTACT: STEPHEN SAUTNER: (1-718-220-3682; ssautner@wcs.org) SCOTT SMITH: (1-718-220-3698; ssmith@wcs.org) Major Tiger Trader Busted in Indonesia—Faces 5 Years in Prison and $10,000 USD Fine Tiger middleman arrested selling endangered Sumatran tiger parts and protected wildlife including a stuffed tiger, a stuffed Javan leopard, and four stuffed sambar deer Arrests made by South Sumatra Military Police, South Sumatra Provincial Natural Resource Conser...

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[Bahasa] Pelaku Perdagangan Harimau Tertangkap di Indonesia – Terancam 5 Tahun Penjara dan Denda sebesar Rp 100 Juta

[Bahasa] Pelaku Perdagangan Harimau Tertangkap di Indonesia – Terancam 5 Tahun Penjara dan Denda sebesar Rp 100 Juta
(February 11, 2015) **RILIS BERITA** KONTAK: STEPHEN SAUTNER: (1-718-220-3682; ssautner@wcs.org) SCOTT SMITH: (1-718-220-3698; ssmith@wcs.org) Pelaku Perdagangan Harimau Tertangkap di Indonesia – Terancam 5 Tahun Penjara dan Denda sebesar Rp 100 Juta Pelaku perdagangan harimau ditangkap dengan barang bukti berupa satu awetan harimau, satu awetan macan kumbang Jawa, dan empat awetan kepala rusa Penangkapan dilakukan oleh Polisi Militer Sumatra Selatan, Balai Konservasi Sumber Daya Alam (BKSDA) ...

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Manta Trader Sentenced to One Year Four Months in Prison in Indonesia

Manta Trader Sentenced to One Year Four Months in Prison in Indonesia
(February 04, 2015) **NEWS RELEASE**   CONTACT: STEPHEN SAUTNER: (1-718-220-3682; ssautner@wcs.org) JOHN DELANEY: (1-718-220-3275; jdelaney@wcs.org)   Manta Trader Sentenced to One Year Four Months in Prison in Indonesia   Verdict is first-ever enforcement action of Indonesia’s recent national protection of manta rays Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries worked with WCS’s Wildlife Crimes Unit in investigation Indonesia operates largest known shark and ray fis...

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Indonesian Mountain Weasel’s Activity Recorded for the First Time by Camera Trap

Indonesian Mountain Weasel’s Activity Recorded for the First Time by Camera Trap
(February 04, 2015) For the first time, Indonesian Mountain Weasel which is little known in distribution, population and ecology was documented through camera trap in Leuser, Sumatra. Mountain weasel (Mustela leutrolina), the small carnivore, was recorded on February 15, 2013, in Leuser Ecosystem Area through camera trapping activity by Gunung Leuser National Park (TNGL) and Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Indonesia. Previously, until 2008 there were only five records of mountain weasel in the form of specimen ...

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