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Natural disasters threaten last of the Javan Rhinos with extinction

Surfbirds News (blog) - 6 days ago
The world's only population of Javan rhinoceros – already under severe threat from poaching – could also face extinction in the future due to natural disasters, according to a new study. The species is found in Ujung Kulon National Park, which is...

Endangered Javan Rhinos Need More Secure Conservation Site: Study

malaysiandigest.com - 2 weeks ago
Poaching has left only a single, isolated population of Javan rhinos in Ujung Kulon National Park, Banten. Using a camera trap, the researchers found the population of Javan rhinos in 2013 was 62, which increased to 63 in 2015. They claimed the number...

Tsunamis Could Wipe Out the Remaining 62 Javan Rhinos

Yahoo News UK - 2 weeks ago
Javan rhinos used to roam widely throughout southeastern Asia, but poaching and habitat loss has reduced their numbers and range immensely. Today, they are only found in Ujung Kulon National Park, on the Indonesian island of Java. New...

Natural disasters pose grave threat to planet's last Javan rhinos

Science Daily - 2 weeks ago
The few remaining Javan rhinos live in Ujung Kulon National Park, which is within sight of volcanic Mount Krakatoa and close to the Indonesian Sunda Arc, an area of converging tectonic plates that commonly cause earthquakes, triggering tsunamis.and...

What to know about the Seven Wonders of Banten

Jakarta Post - 1 month ago
The province itself has established seven main tourist attractions, dubbed the Seven Wonders of Banten, namely Banteng Lama, Ujung Kulon National Park, Sangiang Island, the Baduy tribe, Umang Island, Mount Krakatau and the Dano Swamp....

Endangered species poached in protected areas: WWF

The Borneo Post - 1 month ago
A rare image from 2012 shows a critically endangered Java rhino taking care of its calf at Indonesia's Ujung Kulon National Park. – AFP File Photo. GENEVA: Illegal poaching, logging and fishing of sometimes critically endangered species is taking place ...and...

The Javan Rhino: Both Protected and Threatened by a Massive Volcano

Pacific Standard - 6 months ago
This picture, taken on November 16th, 2013 shows a member of the Javan Rhino Study and Conservation Area looking at a footprint of a rhino in Ujung Kulon National Park in Indonesia's Banten province. For people seeking a glimpse of the Javan...

The Javan rhino: protected and threatened by a volcano

Mongabay.com - 6 months ago
Around sixty Javan rhinos are known to survive, all in Ujung Kulon National Park in western Java. The park lies across a narrow strait from Anak Krakatua – literally the "child of Krakatoa" – the successor to the one of the deadliest volcanos in...

Efforts to conserve Asia's rhinos meet successes, setbacks

Mongabay.com - 8 months ago
rainforest-ujung-kulon Rainforest in Ujung Kulon National Park. Photo by Rhett A. Butler. The Javan rhino (Rhinoceros sondaicus sondaicus), faces similar threats of habitat loss and poaching, but is doing so with a much smaller population base. The ...and...

Sumatran Rhino Population Critical

Tempo.co - 8 months ago
The Sumatran rhinos are said to be living in worse conditions compare to their cousins in the Ujung Kulon National Park, Banten. Despite having a larger population, Sumatran rhinos are scattered in smaller subpopulations. "The growth opportunity for ...and...

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