Creating connections: working together to protect the last stronghold of the endemic Sulawesi Crested Black Macaque
Project

Protecting the Last Stronghold of the Endemic Sulawesi Crested Black Macaque

Duration
2012 - 2015
Location
Indonesia
Species protected

Project objectives

  • A 50% reduction in Macaca nigra injuries and mortality due to illegal activities in Tangkoko by 2015.
  • A 50% reduction in human- Macaca nigra conflict frequency through community-based mitigation and adoption of eco-tourism principles by 2015.
  • A 50% increase in effectiveness of protected area management scores for long-term viability of the Macaca nigra population and other key biodiversity targets by 2015.

This project is implemented by The Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust.

Threaths

Habitat loss & degradation

Poaching