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A total of 11 orangutans aged from 8 to 24 years old were released into the wild at Batikap forest in Murung Raya district of Central Kalimantan on Saturday.It was the second release by the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation, which was also joined by the provincial forestry agency and the local administration.The foundation aims to return 49 orangutans to the jungle this year, foundation spokeswoman Meirini Sucahyo told BeritaSatu on Saturday.
“There are 25 orangutans left that will be released in the next months,” she said.
The Saturday release was performed by two teams. Beforehand they were tested for TB, hepatitis, HIV, herpes and other sexually transmitted diseases as a precaution. The first team transported Bang Jagur, Bunga, Kali, Mama Tata and Tata in the morning and the second team went with Ompong, Jojo, Heldi, Komeng, Yaya and Ika.
“They are all anesthetized first and transported on helicopters,” Meirini said, adding that 15 people were involved in the release.
Afterwards, the foundation tracks the animals two to three times a week in the jungle. The monitoring team will observe for behavioral changes among the primates and see how they are adapting to their new environment.
Indigenous Dayak tribes of Borneo are living in groups that live in the countryside, the mountains, and so forth. Dayak word itself is actually given by the Malays who came to Borneo. Dayak people themselves actually mind using the name of Dayak, for it is interpreted rather negatively. In fact, the motto of the Dayaks are “Menteng Ueh Mammoth,” which means someone who has the power of courage, and know not to give up or persist.
In the year (1977-1978) at the time, the continents of Asia and the island of Borneo, which is part of the archipelago which are fused, allowing the Mongoloid race from asia to wander through in Borneo and mainland by crossing the mountains now called the mountains “Muller-Schwaner”. The Dayak people of Borneo is true. But after the Malays of Sumatra and the Malay Peninsula came, they increasingly retreat into.
A number of items of Dayak art high value on display at the museum with the theme “Tresors d’Indonesie” at the Butterfly Museum (La Musee des Papillons), Saint-Quentin, France for two months from 24 March through May 28.
Function Coordinator Pensosbud Arifi Saiman Embassy in Paris, Tuesday said art objects on display Dayak tribes, among others, saber, the funeral ceremony, wooden statues, wooden boats, and photographs of daily life like the Dayak of Borneo.
Arifi Saiman in particular a visit to the Butterfly Museum, Saint-Quentin France to attend the exhibition titled “Tresors d’Indonesie” is.
South Kalimantan provincial government expects that the Supreme Court (MA) of the Republic of Indonesia won a lawsuit against the Minister of Home Affairs Regulation No. 43 Year 2011 regarding the status of the District Kotabaru Larilarian Island. “We just hope the Supreme Court decision about the island and hopefully Larilarian MA grant our requests, “said the South Kalimantan provincial attorney, Masdari Tasmin, in Banjarmasin, Sunday (11/3).
Based Permendagri 43/2011, Larilarian Island (Island Lereklerekan, Sulbar version) into the administrative area of West Sulawesi regency Majene (West Sulawesi). However, extraordinary professor of law science graduate program at the University of Gastric Mangkurat (UNLAM) Banjarmasin was optimistic Pemprovnya Larilarian managed to take back the island.
Coral reefs in the waters of the island of Datu district, Pontianak, West Kalimantan, a bomb severely damaged by the use of fishing and trawling. Manufacture of ships damaged rumpon be a solution to fix the ecosystem. Head of Department of Marine and Fisheries of West Kalimantan Rudiyono Billy said, coral reefs in the waters of the island of Datu begin to deteriorate since the Thai boats fishing loot in the region using trawling in 1998 until 2000.
“The condition is then compounded by the use of fish bombs,” said Billy, Saturday (31/12/2011). The ships were used as rumpon fishing boats seized from Vietnam and the plundering of fish caught in the South China Sea.