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. [...]
Meet the Sunda slow loris (Nycticebus coucang), known in Indonesia as kukang, or malu-malu (meaning ‘shy’ in Indonesian). It is a mammal, native to Indonesia, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and [...]
The latest report from Riau Ecosystem Restoration (RER) has documented 73 mammal species in the Kampar Peninsula area, including 17 which are listed as globally-threatened by the IUCN. Compiled by [...]
Partnering with local communities is key to ensuring sustainable results in the RER restoration project. It was for this reason that the RER team spoke to students from Tasik Putri Puyu Senior High [...]
Meet the Great Hornbill (Buceros bicornis). The bird, which is part of the hornbill family, is native to the Indian subcontinent (Bhutan, India and Nepal) and Southeast Asia (Cambodia, Indonesia, [...]
Plants and animals are often identified as being Endangered or Vulnerable, but do you know what these terms actually mean? The terminology refers to a species' status as designated by the [...]