Ministry, zoos work on portal for animal exchange


Jakarta, posted: Mon, August 1 2016 | 07:12 am

The Environment and Forestry Ministry and the Indonesian Zoos Association (PKBSI) have agreed to set up an online portal to facilitate animal exchange among conservation institutions.

Animal exchanges are considered crucial for the preservation of genetic diversity of animals outside their original habitat.

The ministry’s director general of ecosystem and natural resource conser...