Indonesia’s zoos from hell

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  Below we post a special commentary by the CEO of Nature Alert regarding the dreadful condition of many zoos Indonesia. Orangutans and other wildlife are mismanaged and abused by uncaring zoos and they need urgent help. — Zoos in … Continued

Poster campaign for Lasah

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Help us #FreeLasah! We have just launched our photo campaign in our continued efforts to free Lasah the elephant from a life of torment on the holiday island of Langkawi to a elephant sanctuary in Cambodia. This wild born elephant … Continued

PepsiCo exposed again

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PepsiCo, one of the biggest food manufacturers in the world, has been exposed again for its use of Conflict Palm Oil. Manik, who is trafficked into work on a Malaysian palm oil plantation, trapped in debt and without his passport; … Continued

Rampant deforestation in Kedah

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  In May this year The Star exposed deforestation of valuable forests in the state of Kedah. Not long after consultancy group AidEnvironment released a damning report of thrashing of forest in the state. Timber from logging in the state … Continued

Katarina’s new lease of life!

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Last year you helped us in our campaign for Katarina the orangutan at the horrible Kuala Lipis Zoo in the Peninsular Malaysia. She was the lone orangutan at the zoo and was kept in awful conditions. After several months of … Continued

Wildlife parts seized, owner arrested

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In late March Friends of the Orangutans and Scorpion Wildlife Trade Monitoring Group carried out an undercover investigation in an antique store near Pontianak, West Kalimantan and found its owner to be in possession of orangutan skulls, sun bear paws … Continued