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HarimauKita, Bogor – Guidelines for working units of Forest Protection and Nature Conservation (PHKA) and references source had disseminated on Wednesday (19/12/12) at Salak Hotel, Bogor, West Java.
Technical Action Unit (UPT), Non Government Organizations, and private companies were invited to this event. Ir. Bambang Novianto, M.Si as Director of The Biodiversity Conservation opened the Seminar of Road Map of 14 Endangered Animals and Book Launching of Save Sumatra Tiger.
According to Agung Nugroho from Directorate of The Biodiversity Conservation,”The aims of this dissemination are to formulate the data base line and information about the increasing of endangered species major priority population, to identify and to arrange the increasing of population activities plan, to monitor and to report the activities implementation.
The 14 major priorities among others are Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae), Sumatran elephant (Elephas maximus sumatranus), Javan rhinoceros (Rhinoceros sondaicus), Javan Gibbon (Hylobates moloch), Javan bull (Bos javanicus), Javan Hawk Eagle (Nisaeus bartelsi), Bali Starling (Leucopstar rochildi), Kakatua Kecil Jambul Kuning (Cacatua sulphurea), Orangutan Kalimantan (Pongo pygmaeus), Komodo (Varanus komodoensis), Bekantan (Nasalis larvatus), Anoa (Bubalus depressicornis dan Bubalus quarlesi), Babirusa (Babyrousa babyrussa), Maleo (Macrocephalon maleo).
The dissemination had presented by 5 informants. Agung Nugroho from Directorate of The Biodiversity Conservation explained about road map of the increasing of endangered species major priority population; Ir. M. Arief Toengkagie as Head of Big Hall of Kerinci Seblat National Park explained about endangered species conservation in Kerinci Seblat National Park; Hariyawan Agung Wahyudi from Forum HarimauKita and Drh. Retno Sudarwati from Taman Safari Indonesia explained about the book of Save Sumatra Tiger; Dolly Priatna from Asia Pulp and Paper explained about the role of private companies in wildlife conservation program.
There were two books had launched in this seminar. The first book entitled ‘Save Sumatra Tiger: Practical Guide of Prevention and Tackling in the Conflict between Human and Animals’. The second book entitled ‘Save Sumatra Tiger: Practical Guide for Veterinarian in the Handling of Conflict Victim Tiger in Sumatra’. These books have shared to some parties in field.
“Book of save Sumatra Tiger is an ouput from our friends who work in field,” Hariyawan Agung Wahyudi as Executive Officer of Forum HarimauKita said. He and team hope these guide books will help the Sumatra Tiger conservanist, authority managers, and veterinarian when they take the decision in order to save Sumatra Tiger. “Especially for conflict victims,” Hariyawan Agung Wahyudi added. (Fn)