Tigers Struggle to Survive in Sumatra’s Fragmented Forests

A research expedition tracked endangered tigers through the Sumatran jungles for a year and found tigers are clinging to survival in low density populations. Their findings have renewed fears about the possible extinction of the elusive predators. Tigers… Read More

Indonesian President Recognizes Land Rights of Nine More Indigenous Groups

Indigenous groups in Enrekang district, South Sulawesi province, submitted on Oct. 26 a proposal to the Indonesian government to obtain rights to their forests. Photo by Wahyu Chandra/Mongabay Indonesia.   Originally Published by MongaBay.com   Indonesian President Joko… Read More

Protect The Iconic Wildlife of the Leuser Ecosystem on Sumatra

Originally published at Rainforest Rescue. Sign the petition here The Leuser Ecosystem protected area (KEL, Kawasan Ekosistem Leuser) on the island of Sumatra is one of the largest and most important nature reserves in Indonesia. KEL is named… Read More