Field study and continued conservation outreach for the Critically Endangered Banggai Crow
The challenge The Banggai Crow was only rediscovered in the 2000s and is likely restricted to Peleng island in the Banggai archipelago. The forests of Peleng island, and the biodiversity they support, are under threat from deforestation and degradation. Since 2004, Mochamad Indrawan of the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation has facilitated conservation outreach activities with local indigenous people to reduce hunting and establish community protection through community conserved areas. Today, the total size of the population remains unclear….