Category: Indonesia

08.31.2020

Interview with an RPU – Bahara Celebrates 25 Years as One of the Original RPUs

Bahara joined the RPUs at its inception in 1995 at Kerinci Seblat National Park in Sumatra, eventually moving to Bukit…View Full Release »

08.30.2020

Interview with an RPU – Endin’s Close Encounter with Javan Rhinos

Endin has been part of the RPUs in Ujung Kulon National Park (UKNP) for 12 years. He is descended from…View Full Release »

08.29.2020

Interview with an RPU – Tisno Protects Javan Rhinos for Future Generations

Tisno joined the RPUs in Ujung Kulon National Park (UKNP) in Java in 2006. He wanted to protect Javan rhinos…View Full Release »

08.28.2020

Interview with an RPU – Jajat, a Third Generation Javan Rhino Protector

Jajat Sudrajat became a member of the first Rhino Protection Units established to patrol Ujung Kulon National Park (UKNP) in…View Full Release »

08.27.2020

Interview with an RPU – Bambang’s Direct Rhino Sightings

Bambang Meiyono joined the RPUs in Way Kambas National Park in Sumatra in 2000. He applied because he needed a…View Full Release »

08.26.2020

Interview with an RPU – Nur’s Commitment to Sumatran Rhinos

Nur Basuki has 16 years of service with the RPUs in Way Kambas National Park in Sumatra. He enjoys outdoor…View Full Release »

08.25.2020

Interview with an RPU – Fadil Proudly Patrols Way Kambas

Fadil Kurniawan wanted to work in rhino conservation and had the opportunity to join the RPUs in Way Kambas National…View Full Release »

08.24.2020

Celebrating 25 Years of Rhino Protection in Indonesia

Facing habitat loss, encroachment by humans, and poaching for their horns, something had to be done to protect Indonesia’s two…View Full Release »

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 »

08.21.2020

Interview with an RPU – Usman’s Close Call in BBS

Usman Hadi has been with the RPUs in Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park in Sumatra for 5 years. “I know…View Full Release »