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 [...]
 Meet the Nepenthes rafflesiana, better known as the Raffles' pitcher -plant, a species of tropical pitcher plant found in Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. Native to tropical lowlands, it [...]
Even for our experienced rangers, it can be difficult to navigate the forest of restoration and conservation area RER. There are no paths or roads, vegetation is thick and the waterlogged soil can be [...]
Faced with a report of a five-metre crocodile further down the river, most people would head rapidly in the opposite direction. Instead Sidiq Purwanto, aged 25, went off in search of the reptile. As [...]
One of the ways RER supports the local community is by encouraging the production of non-timber forest products. In December 2017 Brad Sanders, Operation Head of RER, headed to Dusun Sangar of Pulau [...]
Riau Ecosystem Restoration’s (RER) efforts to restore the Kampar peninsula not only lie within forest restoration but also include local community development. There are around 17,000 people [...]
A new bird checklist listing 299 species of birds – many of them endangered - identified in the Riau Ecosystem Restoration (RER) conservation area of the Kampar Peninsula in Riau, Indonesia has [...]
Being a forest ranger is an exciting and challenging job, and not only do you gain an increased knowledge of tree species, you get to see different animals such as tigers, sun bears and jungle [...]