2017 Fellows on a field trip during the month-long training program.—Kevin McCann, 2017 Fellow


282 Fellows

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All 7 Continents

Wildlife Ecologist & Program Manager at WWF-Indonesia

Bogor, Jawa Barat 16144

Sunarto Sunarto has gained field experience studying and conserving wildlife, including Sumatran tigers, Sumatran elephants, rhinos, orangutans, bears and birds, in various places in Indonesia and abroad. Sunarto and his team published his research findings in various outlets including scientific journals (such as PLoS ONE 7(1), Oryx 47(2)), conservation strategies and guidelines, as well as various popular materials to reach the general public. His work has been featured in various media including National Geographic and BBC. Sunarto went to educational institutions in Indonesia, United Kingdom, and the United States. He obtained his Ph.D. in Wildlife Sciences from Virginia Tech, United States, in 2011. Sunarto is a member of IUCN Specialist Groups for Cats, Asian Rhino, and Asian Elephant. He co-founded and currently serves as an advisory board member for the Sumatran Tiger Forum and is an advisor for the Indonesian Elephant Conservation Forum. For SCB-Indonesia Chapter, Sunarto serves as a Board Member.