Category: Bukit Selatan National Park

08.23.2020

Interview with an RPU – Marsum’s 22 Years of Service in BBS

Marsum patrols Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park in Sumatra and has been with the RPUs for 22 years. “It was…View Full Release »

07.24.2020

Celebrating 15 Years of ‘Bowling for Rhinos’ Indonesia Trips

Like all of you, IRF and the larger rhino conservation community has had to make some adjustments to our plans…View Full Release »

08.30.2018

Rhino Protection Units in Indonesia Celebrate their 23rd Anniversary

by Sectionov, IRF Indonesia Coordinator Twenty-three years ago today, Rhino Protection Units (RPUs) began protecting Indonesia’s two most critically endangered…View Full Release »

08.13.2018

#MeetUsMonday: Dr. Zulfi Arsan, Sumatran Rhino Veteriarian

In our newest installment of #MeetUsMonday, we’re introducing you the Head Veterinarian at the Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary, Dr. Zulfi Arsan!…View Full Release »

06.20.2018

June Rhino Champions: Rhino Protection Units

Our featured Rhino Champions for June are the Rhino Protection Units who patrol the forests of Indonesia to protect Sumatran…View Full Release »

01.09.2017

RPUs Catch Forest Encroachers at Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park

Reported by Heri Pasiman, Summarized by Hanif Muhammad An integral part of our work in Sumatra is gatehring intelligence to…View Full Release »

01.02.2017

The New Rhino Protection Units are Ready for Work in 2017

After a rigorous interview process and intense training, the new RPU teams are ready to start patrolling Bukit Barisan Selatan…View Full Release »

12.05.2016

Our New Rhino Heroes Get Ready to Rock & Roll!

Written by Hanif Muhammed, IRF Indonesia Liaison Ever wondered what it takes to become a member of one of Indonesia’s…View Full Release »

11.01.2016

Democracy in Action – Rhino Protection Units in Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park

By Muhammad Hanif, IRF Indonesia Liaison In Indonesia, we have a traditional decision-making custom called musyawarah‐mufakat. Musyawarah and mufakat (deliberation…View Full Release »

12.02.2015

RPU Training in Indonesia

Last week, Indonesia’s Rhino Protection Units gathered for a refresher course on Handeleum Island in Ujung Kulon National Park. The…View Full Release »