The Forest and Wildlife Patrol Unit (ForWPU) is a programme to encourage the active participation of local communities in the conservation and protection efforts, and assist the law enforcement process for forestry related crimes in and around the Leuser Ecosystem. The ForWPU currently has two patrol teams consisting of six trained rangers tackling not only poaching and hunting issues but also dealing with illegal logging and wildlife trafficking. Together with Gunung Leuser National Park authority, we have trained 130 community and national park rangers to take part in forest patrol using SMART patrol system and patrolled more than 214,210 ha of forest area with more than 400 snares have been removed so far and 30 poachers and wildlife traffickers as well as illegal loggers have been arrested with 20 cases already sent to court for prosecution.
Yayasan Orangutan Sumatera Lestari – Orangutan Information Centre (YOSL-OIC) is dedicated to the conservation of the endemic, critically endangered Sumatran orangutans (Pongo abelii) and their forest homes. Read more
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