WWF-Indonesia Case Study

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Background. WWF World Wide Fund for Nature is an international organization the world non-governmental bersifar that focuses on environmental issues and the aspects. The Organization was formerly named the World Wildlife Fund (still the official name in Canada). The Organization was founded on April 29, 1961 in Switzerland and started its activity in 1962. WWF was founded with the goal of protecting the natural ecosystem, species and genetic diversity. The another main objective of WWF-Indonesia is to stop and repair the environmental damage that occurs and build the future, where people live in harmony with nature. Sumatran elephant is one of the species that can keep the forest stability, where the Sumatran elephant drinking 180 liters…show more content…
The killing of elephants is indicated not due to a reasonable death, considering the elephant tusks no longer exist. Earlier in May found also elephant 20 years who died with the same condition where the tusk is gone, is an event indicated by elephant hunters to be taken ivory. During 2012-2014 Indonesia has lost 90 individuals of Sumatran elephants (Elephas maximus sumatranus) to death in Aceh, Riau and Lampung. Most of the elephant deaths are allegedly related to ivory hunting. Looking at the increasing number of elephant deaths each year, WWF-Indonesia urges the government and law enforcement to immediately complete an investigation into all cases of animal deaths up to the green…show more content…
The elephant died due to poisoning has reduced more than half of the population should be. Sumatran elephant poisoned a result considered pests by local people and some to utilized his single. The number of deaths amounted to 9% caused pain that is due to the forest fires which caused the Sumatran elephant lack cruising area then the limitations of food sources for the elephant became limited. While the number of death from natural factors or age reaching only 1%. From the graph above it can be concluded that the Sumatran elephant deaths by more than 50% with no natural causes brought extinction against the population, which causes the natural can still not be resolved so that the number of Sumatran elephant deaths are not increased every

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