News Harapan

Research shows 550 sun bears in Harapan Rainforest

Thu, 16/09/2010
We have just completed our first Malayan Sun Bear research project, funded by the International Bear Association. The sun bear is the smallest bear in the world and one of the globally threatened mammals found in Harapan Rainforest.

How BirdLife is conserving tropical forests -...

Thu, 16/09/2010
Tropical forests are disappearing at a rate of one football pitch per second - more than 10 million hectares per year. These losses are driven by global demand for timber, paper and land for food crops and bio-fuels. BirdLife's work has shown that 913 species worldwide are threatened by forest destruction and degradation; that's almost one in ten of the world's birds.

Harapan Rainforest through the lens

Mon, 13/09/2010
A film crew recently visited Harapan Rainforest to make a film. I was lucky to join them to learn about making the exciting conservation films we see on television or the internet.

Conservation gets personal - BirdLife's...

Wed, 01/09/2010

“Conservation is all about what each of us can do personally to help”, said Richard Gri

Pangolins saved from traditional medicine trade...

Tue, 08/06/2010
The pangolin is a strange looking mammal; scaly, with a prehensile tail, and claws for opening termite mounds. I never thought I’d see one of these secretive animals in the wild.