Not long day Love Puspa and 2012 passed the National Animal, the world received a harsh slap Indonesian wildlife protection. When the Indonesian government is busy cutting down forests to increase foreign exchange through palm plantations, those distant parts of the world spend their busy saving Sulawesi black macaques are increasingly endangered due to habitat decreases.
ZThis work is done in a way to raise funds for the protection of Sulawesi's endemic species. Institutions named Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust, based at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park in South Devon, England, has been handed a £ 33,000 donation to safeguard Sulawesi black ape.
Zoos in France named Amneville deliver 12,000 pounds after the Save Project Coordinator Yaki, Gaetan Masson, personal approach. Then a donation from our pockets to donate 9600 pounds to donate salary Mr. Masson.
Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust in collaboration with the Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund, which provides 7490 pounds and 3100 pounds giving Chester Zoo and zoos in Dublin, Ireland gave 800 pounds.
Head of field conservation and research of the Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust, Amy Plowman said that financial aid is something that is very unusual and reflect on how much progress has been achieved this year. "Every donation is very meaningful because we can do more to save this charismatic species."
Primate found only in Sulawesi is one of the icons in the conservation of Indonesia, because of its uniqueness. However kibat few people who understand the existence of black apes, then not many conservation activities undertaken to protect it.
Year, 2008, the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) raising the status of the Sulawesi black ape is threatened to be critical, due to dwindling numbers by 90% in the last 30 years. Loss of habitat due to alihfungsi into oil palm plantations and mining, is a major threat Sulawesi black ape populations or Yaki.
In the spirit of Day of the National Animal Love Puspa and 2012, where the proof of your love Indonesia?
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