Meet the Wallago Catfish or Helicopter Catfish (Wallago leerii), a freshwater catfish which belongs to the Siluridae family. The fish is native to Southeast Asia, and Greater Sunda Islands of [...]
Restorasi Ekosistem Riau (RER) has now recorded 757 plant and animal species resident in the Kampar Peninsula as of June 2018.   This builds on RER’s previous biodiversity count totalling 519 [...]
Meet the Asian Water Monitor (Varanus salvator), a lizard which belongs to the Varanidae family, which comprises nearly 80 species of monitor lizards. This reptile is native to and commonly found [...]
Meet the Storm’s Stork (Ciconia stormi), a bird which belongs to the Ciconiidae family. It is considered to be the rarest of all stork species. The Storm’s Stork is native to Brunei Darussalam, [...]
Meet the Sunda Pangolin (Manis javanica), known in Indonesia as Trenggiling Peusing. The mammal, part of the Manidae (pangolin) family, is native to Southeast Asia. Besides Indonesia, it is found in [...]
Restorasi Ekosistem Riau (RER) was established in 2013 to protect, restore and manage the deforested and degraded peatland forest areas in Kampar Peninsula and Padang Island, Province of Riau. [...]
Meet the Malay Crestless Fireback (Lophura erythrophthalma), known in Indonesia as Sempidan merah. The bird is part of the pheasant family, belonging to the larger Phasianidae family. There are two [...]
In 2004 the Indonesian government initiated a new license opportunity for the private sector to help restore and conserve degraded forest through the newly-introduced Timber Forest Product [...]
The Riau Ecosystem Restoration (RER) area in the Kampar Peninsula is home to as many as 152 different plant species. One of them is the Meranti Paya tree, whose scientific name is Shorea platycarpa. [...]