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WCS Indonesia Program works through layered conservation efforts to safeguard wildlife.

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Healthy shark populations are an asset to the Indonesian economy, worth US$ 22 million per year, according to recent study

“The study estimates that if sharks were absent from the surveyed sites, Indonesia’s tourism industry could lose roughly 25 percent of dive tourist expenditures per year.”

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World’s Leading Coffee Companies Commit to Tackle Deforestation in Indonesia

WCS announced that a group of the world’s leading coffee companies has committed to addressing deforestation from illegal coffee production inside Indonesia’s Bukit Barisan Selatan (BBS) National Park, Sumatra, Indonesia.

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20 Years Conserving Sulawesi's Wildlife

Since 1999, Wildlife Conservation Society Indonesia Program has been supporting Indonesian government to protect Sulawesi's conservation areas based on three main programs: biodiversity survey, maleo conservation programs, and SMART Patrol.


In the news

May 14, 2020

Shark protection regulation needed as population dwindles in Indonesia: Researchers

Marine researchers are urging the government to form a regulation to protect sharks, which have seen a decline in population numbers, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry researcher Dharmadi has said.
December 10, 2019

They’re Smelly and Spiky, and They Need Bats to Pollinate Them

Researchers wanted to improve the fruit yields for small farmers in Indonesia, and hope their findings will encourage protections for bats.