What is Save Indonesian Endangered Species Fund?
Indonesian wildlife are facing extinction! The great rainforests of Indonesia are being decimated! SIES is a conservation fund endeavouring to protect Indonesian endangered animals, plants and habitat.
SIES is focusing on saving Indonesia’s unique wildlife including orangutans, Sumatran tigers, Sumatran elephants, Sumatran rhinoceros, birds and turtles. To save these iconic animals SIES has projects to protect and reforest the great rainforests of Borneo and Sumatra.
What is Save Indonesian Endangered Species Fund ethos?
SIES supports conservation of National Parks, protected areas and other wild places of Indonesia by working with communities and supporting local Indonesian initiatives in long term development projects.
Photo: Claire with local conservationists, Tanjung Puting National Park
How does Save Indonesian Endangered Species Fund operate?
SIES seeks out local Indonesian conservationists in private or government employment and NGO’s and supports and empowers their ideas and efforts through education, project support and ecotourism. It is SIES experience that there are many Indonesian conservationists who flourish with ideas, committment and energy if they are engaged, empowered and supported. The most passionate force to protect Indonesian endangered species is within the country itself.
Who is Save Indonesian Endangered Species Fund?
SIES is a small group of people from Australia and USA, who donate time to raise funds and monitor projects. SIES is the project supervisors and other supporters in Indonesia.