Projects in Indonesia

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Peter Hodgson

Mangrove Planting Initiative

Mangrove planting to re-establish an eco environment for fish spawning and other marine life whilst providing long term improvements for local village inhabitants in the fishing industry and improving sea protection.

Pitra Akhriadi

Assessment of Conservation Status of Rafflesia in West Sumatra

The aims of the project are: 1) assessing the conservation status of Rafflesia populations in West Sumatra, 2) monitoring the existence of Rafflesia species, and 3) proposing management plant for conservation of Rafflesia species.

Prigi Arisandi

Vermicomposting of Domestic Waste Training to Local Community in Surabaya River, East Java, Indonesia

The water quality of the Surabaya River, in East Java, Indonesia, is very poor because of human pollution. This project seeks to encourage local people to make vermicompost from their own waste and thereby improve their local environment.

Prigi Arisandi

Environmental Education for Children to Promote Sustainable River Management in East Java, Indonesia

This project will raise awareness of the problems of water pollution and in particular its effect on children in the Surabaya River region.

Ramlam Semeiring Meliala

Public Awareness through Environment Education for Student in area of Ekosystem Gunung Leuser National Park which Reside in Karo Regency North Sumatra Province

Forum Komunikasi Kader Konservasi Indonesia (FK3I) Koordinator Cabang Kabupaten Karo

Rasyid Assaf Dongoran

Local Community Empowerment on Tiger and its Conservation in Southeast Aceh, Indonesia

The aim of project is to ensure the long term participative protection of Sumatran tiger and its habitat within Southeast Aceh communities at Leuser National Park, Aceh Province, Indonesia.

Rasyid Assaf Dongoran

Local Community Empowerment on Tiger and Its Habitat in Batang Gadis National Park, Indonesia

The project aim is to ensure the long participative conservation of Sumatran tiger and its habitat in Batang Gadis National Park communities, North Sumatra Province,Indonesia. The illegal logging and some encroachments in Batang Gadis National Park areas are increasing, this is main problem of Sumatran tiger habitat conservation. The training that to be importantly undertaken are tiger conservation cadre training and then good environmental governance training. The both trainings are aimed to that sharpen local teacher capacity in tiger conservation knowledge and Village heads capacity in sustainable development leadership.

Rasyid Assaf Dongoran

Support for Sumatran Tiger Protection In and Around Batang Gadis National Park

This project is aimed to establish the effective community based forest & sumatran tiger protection in and around Batang Gadis National Park. We will create 6 community forest patrol (CFP) groups (1group for 1 resort). The CFP members will be selected from local peoples. The community forest & tiger patrol activity will regularly deploy under supervision of National Park ranger including patrol training, patrolling for illegal logging &tiger presences, destroy snare trap. Beside it, we also develop a wildlife response unit as a roving team in order to assist local communities who live around affected areas of human-tiger conflicts.

Ricardo Tapilatu

Monitoring and Conservation of the Sea Turtle Nesting Population at Yembekaki Beach on the Waigeo Island of West Papua – Indonesia

The project aim is to evaluate if Yembekaki beach in the northern part of Waigeo Island, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, represents a significant a rookery for the western Pacific leatherback.

Rignolda Djamaluddin

Program Extension of Cost-Effective Mangrove Rehabilitation Focussing on Restoration of Hydrology

This project will attempt to restore an area of mangrove from disused shrimp farm pond using community participation and focussing on the restoration of hydrology.

Rignolda Djamaluddin

Cost Effective Mangrove Rehabilitation Focusing on Restoration of Hydrology

Many mangrove rehabilitation projects in Indonesia have experienced technical failure due to the incorrect assumption that degraded coastal lands that were once inhabited by mangroves can be re-established by simply replanting mangrove seedlings.

Rignolda Djamaluddin

Completion of the Project on Cost-Effective Mangrove Rehabilitation Focussing on Restoration of Hydrology

This project aims to understand comprehensively and to promote the best practice of hydrological mangrove restoration technique that may contribute significantly for the improvement of mangrove rehabilitation goal.

Rondang Siregar

Wanariset Orangutan Reintroduction Project

This project assesses techniques of reintroducing orphan or captured orang-utans to the wild in Borneo.

Sara Thornton

Evaluating the Ecological and Cultural Services Provided by Tropical Forest Ecosystems: Freshwater Fish and the Use of Fish Ponds as a Sustainable Livelihood Source in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia

The project aims are: 1) to assess the fish communities in the forest and river; 2) assess the importance of fish and fishing to the local communities and 3) to evaluate the use of fish ponds as a sustainable livelihood source.

Saroyo Sumarto

The Crested Black Macaque, Indonesia

Study on Male Sulawesi Crested Black Macaque Dominance Style at Tangkoko-Batuangus Nature Reserve, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

Sena Adi Subrata

Civet Coffee Saves Biodiversity: Obtaining Civet’s Population Data toward Sustainable Coffee Production in Petungkriono Forest, Indonesia

Provide population data of Palm Civet along with quantity of Civet coffee that can be harvested. And encourage people to manage their forest better for improving their livelihood.

Shinta Puspitasari

Conservation Concessions, Indonesia

Conservation concessions in Indonesia

Simon Husson

The Orangutan Tropical Peatland Research Project: Monitoring Ape Populations in the Sabangau Forest, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia

This project aims to design and implement an ecological-monitoring program in the Sabangau Forest that provides practical and constructive feedback for conservation management activities.

Siti Nuraeni

Conservation at Gede-Pangrango National Park and Cibulao Nature Reserve, West Java, Indonesia

This project works in two Indonesian national parks, monitoring bird populations and training local teams to carry out surveys.

Susan Cheyne

Orang-utans and Gibbons Compared – Implications of Differences in Feeding and Behavioural Ecology for Conservation

We aim to identify and classify important orang-utan and gibbon foods in the Sebangau National Park and to study the feeding behaviour and patterns of these apes to formulate better park management plans for both the apes and their foods.

Susan Cheyne

Orang-utans and Gibbons Compared: Implications of Differences in Feeding and Behavioural Ecology for Conservation

This project aims to understand the behaviour and ecology of the two Asian apes in a degraded peat-swamp forest and to use that information for the protection of the forest ecosystem through collaboration with Indonesian researchers and organisations.

Susan Cheyne

Orang-utans and Gibbons Compared: Implications of Differences in Feeding and Behavioural Ecology for Conservation

The Orangutan Tropical Peatland Project – working to protect the Sabangau peat-swamp forest and biodiversity since 1999.

Sutomo Sutomo

Establishments of Plant Species Diversity Following 2010 Catastrophic Eruption of Mt Merapi, Java Indonesia: Implication for Conservation and Restoration

Most recent eruption of Mt. Merapi occurred in 2010 has brought up idea of how Indonesian ecologists can document the establishment of pioneer species and the subsequent species on Mt. Merapi volcano in order to generate baseline data that will be useful for managers working with Merapi to initiate rehabilitation programs.

Sutomo Sutomo

Fragmentation, Plant Invasion and Native Species Conservation in Tropical Forest Landscape of Mt. Merapi

Mt. Merapi has periodic eruptions that left the forest to become disturbed and fragmented. Some of these areas are in a successional process. Before the 2010 eruption, there were other eruptions such as in 2006 and 1994. From different perspectives, colonizers species can also be an invasive. These studies will aims to identify colonizer species in each of the areas and assess them weather or not they will become invasive and to understand the correlation between successional ages and species diversity with distribution and abundance of invasive species.

Sutomo Sutomo

Conservation of Tropical Savanna Ecosystem through Better Understanding of Invasive Alien Species

The aim of the project is to contribute in preventing extinction of tropical savanna ecosystem in the largest cover of savanna in Java Island by extensive fieldwork and environmental campaign.