Partners

Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust (WWCT) is a registered scientific and education charity established in 1957 and based in Devon, UK. WWCT owns three zoological parks: Paignton Zoo Environmental Park and Living Coasts, a marine life exhibit on Torquay’s harbourside, both in Torbay, South Devon and Newquay Zoo in Cornwall. The Trust also owns three nature reserves in South Devon: Slapton Ley National Nature Reserve and two local wildlife sites, Primley Park and Clennon Gorge, in Paignton.

 

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The Pacific Institiute for Sustainable Development is an Indonesian NGO based in Manado, North Sulawesi, with the focus on developing conservation programmes to safeguard the native species of the region and the natural habitats. By coordinating and supporting a wide range of projects on the ground, the Pacific Institute maintains strong partnerships to protect local flora and fauna.
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The Taronga Conservation Society is a Government of New South Wales agency responsible for Taronga Zoo and the Western Plains Zoo in New South Wales, Australia. TCS provides extensive support and expert knowledge to both local and international conservation programmes. The board is a part of the Australian Regional Association of Zoological Parks. It sponsors a number of research centers, such as the Australian Marine Mammal Research Centre.
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The University of Sam Ratulangi is the central higher education establishment in North Sulawesi, taking its name from the national hero and freedom fighter, Dr Samuel Ratulangi.

The university has a strong focus on environmental and community development and has developed connections with several local conservation programmes.

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The Macaca Nigra Project has been launched in April 2006 in order to study the ecology, reproductive biology and social system of Sulawesi crested black macaques in their natural habitat and to promote conservation of this fascinating species. It is a joint project between the German Primate Centre (DPZ), the Indonesian Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), West Java and the University Sam Ratulangi (UNSRAT), North Sulawesi. The field site is located in the Tangkoko-Batuangus Nature Reserve.

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Tasikoki is a wildlife rescue centre in North Sulawesi, Indonesia, which specialises  in the native primate species (Sulawesi macaques), the birds from Wallacea and Papua, as well as a variety of other endemic animals such as Babirusa.Tasikoki is a unit of the Masarang Foundation, led by Dr. Willie Smits, which strives to protect the forests of North Sulawesi for the benefit of the people, the flora and the fauna.

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The purpose of the Tangkoko Conservation Education Project is to preserve the flora and fauna of Sulawesi, especially in the Tangkoko-Duasaudara-Batuangus nature reserve. The project aims to increase the environmental and conservation awareness of local youth and community of Batu Putih villages (Atas and Bawah).