Posts Tagged ‘Indonesia’

Small Fisheries, Big Impacts: Artisanal Fishers Hook in Hope for Alleviating Poverty

Text and Photos by iLCP Fellow Paul Hilton. Read our other articles on the National Geographic Voices blog featuring the work of our iLCP Fellow Photographers all around the world. Many of my photographic assignments have taken me to the front lines of industrial fishing, often happening beyond national borders. In these distant waters there’s […]

Release of the Gibbon

October 10, 2016 01:48 PM
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iLCP Fellow Paul Jan Hilton has been in the field documenting releasing Javan Gibbons, read about it on National Geographic Voices. “As the clouds languidly clear over a rainforest in West Java, Indonesia, the haunting serenity of the scene before me is suddenly pierced by the unmistakable clamor of gibbon song. It’s a sound that […]

News from the Indonesia

iLCP Associate Fellow Paul Hilton has published two new articles on conservation efforts in Indonesia. His first article, Sumatra’s Orang-utans: Chocolate’s Road to Freedom, follows the story of Chocolate and his journey from captivity with traders to his eventual release back into the wild. –“We arrive at the release site and head straight over to […]

Pangolin Prison – Part II

May 05, 2015 09:17 PM
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iLCP Fellow Paul Hilton assists at the incineration of 5 tons of pangolins slaughtered by poachers in Sumatra.

Pangolin Prison

May 05, 2015 09:12 PM
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iLCP Fellow Paul Hilton documents the bust of a massive pangolin smuggling operation in Sumatra.

Orangutan Rescue in the Land of the Chainsaw

As oil palm plantations continue devastating Indonesia’s rainforests, animals like the orangutan are left with ever-decreasing, and impoverished habitats, threatening their survival.

Pangolin Poachers

February 02, 2015 03:47 AM
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iLCP Fellow Paul Hilton goes to the source of the pangolin poaching black market in Indonesia.