Category: Rhino Protection Units

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 »

08.19.2020

25 Years of Protecting Indonesia’s Rhinos -Interview with RPU Sinyo

2020 marks the 25th anniversary of the Rhino Protection Units (RPUs). The RPU program was established on August 31,1995 and…View Full Release »

07.31.2020

Celebrating the People Protecting Rhinos

Today is World Ranger Day. IRF is celebrating the men and women who protect rhinos starting today and throughout August…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 »