Tag: RPUs


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 »


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 »


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 »


Fire, a Growing Danger for Wildlife Habitat

On a November evening in Indonesia, Sectionov, IRF’s Indonesian Coordinator, got a call that he was hoping wouldn’t come. Fires,…View Full Release »


The Rhiny Awards: Can You Guess the Winners?

    Welcome to the First Annual Rhiny Awards! With award season in full-swing we thought there are a few…View Full Release »


Indonesia Tsunami Response: Update from the Field

UPDATE FROM UJUNG KULON NATIONAL PARK Communities around Ujung Kulon National Park (UKNP), home to the only surviving population of…View Full Release »


Today only — Double your impact and help rangers protect rhinos

Today, on #GivingTuesday, we want to thank you for your commitment to protecting rhinos and other endangered species that share…View Full Release »


Illegal Fishing with Electricity Was Discovered by Rhino Protection Units

Written by Hanif Muhammad, IRF Indonesia Liaison While patrolling in Way Bungur, part of the Way Kambas National Park in…View Full Release »


Saving the Sumatran Rhino

Sumatran rhinos are the most endangered large mammal on Earth. While we’ve had several recent successes with the species, we…View Full Release »


Helping the Javan Rhino Population to Grow

Ujung Kulon National Park in Indonesia is home to the only surviving population of the Critically Endangered Javan rhino left…View Full Release »