Category: Indonesian Animals

Butterflies in Indonesia

Butterflies in Indonesia Just to remind ourselves that our Conservation Projects protect not only habitat but myriads of insects as well as animals. Butterflies are a delight at all the Ecolodges, especially in Sumatra, where I once saw 50 species in one small area in one hour, at just the right season of rain and sun.The forest butterflies of Kalimantan often come to the bananas laid out on the feeding platforms for the orangutans of […]

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SURVIVAL UNDER COVID – THE STORY OF SURVIVAL IN 2020

SURVIVAL UNDER COVID THE STORY OF SURVIVAL IN 2020 2020 has been a year of challenge, global misery, struggle of families to remain intact, economic hardship to many and many other negatives results of the pandemic caused by COVID 19 virus. For our company, there have been opportunities and two stand out Sustainability of the company into the future under Indonesian management The formation of a legal conservation section the INDONESIA CONSERVATION FOUNDATION – OUR […]

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The village of Labuhan Ratu, Way Kambas National Park, South Sumatra, Indonesia.

The village of Labuhan Ratu, Way Kambas National Park, South Sumatra, Indonesia.  The Way Kambas National Park is situated in the western part of South Sumatra, Indonesia. The village of Labuan Ratu (LR) is one of the villages surrounding the park and is situated around the main entrance. It is the village where our Satwa Sumatra Ecolodge (SSEL) is located only 500 metres from the park entrance. The entrance of Way Kambas National Park The […]

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TANJUNG PUTING NATIONAL PARK ITS NOT JUST AN ORANGUTAN !

TANJUNG PUTING NATIONAL PARK ITS NOT JUST AN ORANGUTAN ! The best known animals in Tanjung Putting National Park (Central Borneo) are the orangutans, but Tanjung Puting also boasts the bizarre looking proboscis monkey as well as seven other primate species. Clouded leopards, civets, and Malaysian sun bears cavort in the park, as do mouse deer, barking deer, sambar deer, and the wild cattle known as banteng. Tanjung Puting hosts over 230 species of birds, […]

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OUR FOUNDATION NEWS – Fattening or Cattle Breeding at Kelimutu Ecolodge

OUR FOUNDATION NEWS Fattening or Cattle Breeding at Kelimutu Ecolodge   The Weddings must be over!  In Flores, the Bride Price, or “Belis”, is usually one or more male “Sapi Bali” (Bali Cattle). The Kelimutu Crater Lakes Ecolodge Agricultural section has only just now been able to find suitable cattle for the Conservation program 2.1, for fattening or breeding.    Sapi Bali are actually Bos Sundiacus, cattle originating in the Sunda geographical region, and perfectly […]

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INDONESIA CONSERVATION FOUNDATION – OUR WORLD ACHIEVEMENTS OF SUSTAINABLE PHASE 1 PROGRAMS

INDONESIA CONSERVATION FOUNDATION – OUR WORLD ACHIEVEMENTS OF SUSTAINABLE PHASE 1 PROGRAMS  The Agricultural development program at the Kelimutu Crater Lakes Ecolodge (program 1.1) has development income streams in rice, vegetable and clove production which are ongoing and add income to all staff. Developing cattle and fish production will add over time. Cattle production at Kelimutu Ecolodge The goat production program (1.2) at the Satwa Sumatra Ecolodge has added significant income to staff salaries and […]

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