At Tasikoki, 2014 will be a crucial year for the endemic black crested macaque, also known as the Macaca nigra. Tasikoki currently takes care of 80 primates, of which 70 are Sulawesi macaques, and 38 are black crested macaques.
Why do I find myself sometimes on the Masarang mountain at 3 o’clock in the morning, during a shower, dressed in pajamas and rain clothes? I often wondered myself, but in the morning I know again when I watch the news about the many floods in Indonesia.
My name is Agung Bedura and I am a 23 year old local Dayak from Tembak.
The Masarang Foundation led by Willie Smits fights deforestation, the extinction of the wildlife and child poverty - global issues that will ultimately affect us all. Masarang implements solutions that are actively supported by the local population and have proven to be effective at low cost. In 2007, the BBC appointed Masarang as one of the 12 best charities worldwide.
Presentation People Planet Profit, sugar palm is the future of our world
Presentation Willie Smits, solutions to the global energy crisis by using the sugar palm (press 4 arrows button for larger image)
You can help!
In case you support Willie Smits and his Masarang Foundation, then we kindly request your help. Many projects for saving wildlife, nature and underpriviledged children are under pressure. That is why we need donations urgently. Please help Willie with saving our planet.