The Role of Macaranga in Our Restoration Site

Macaranga, locally known as Mahang comprises of 300 species, making it one of the largest genus of the Euphorbiaceae family. This plant is found throughout Indonesia. Macaranga plants have a large distribution and are also found in Africa, Madagascar, Asia, in the east coast of Australia, and the Pacific islands. Generally, Macaranga plants require a [...]

Conservation Drones Tackling deforestation and protecting orangutans with drones in Indonesia.

Earthrise Conservation Drones Tackling deforestation and protecting orangutans with drones in Indonesia. Last updated: 02 Dec 2014 14:36 Email Article Print Article Share article Send Feedback The orangutan is the only great ape found outside Africa but the species native to Sumatra is critically endangered. Illegal palm oil plantations are slowly eating into the orangutans’ [...]

Singaporean student learn about forest restoration in Gunung Leuser National Park

20 students and 2 teachers from Raffles Institute and 20 students from School of the Arts, Singapore, visited Sei Betung restoration site to learn about forest restoration and biodiversity. It was their first visit to the site which is managed by YOSL OIC. During this visit, these students were given a training on several topics [...]

Conservation Drones

Conservation Drones Tackling deforestation and protecting orangutans with drones in Indonesia. The orangutan is the only great ape found outside Africa but the species native to Sumatra is critically endangered. Illegal palm oil plantations are slowly eating into the orangutans’ habitat and pushing them into the hands of poachers.”When a palm oil company goes in, [...]

The Leuser Ecosystem is still not safe from poachers.

The Leuser Ecosystem is still not safe from poachers. Photos below are two corpse of Rhinoceros hornbills (Buceros rhinoceros) found by our patrol team in Tripe Jaya sub district of Gayo Lues, Aceh. Local people admitted that poachers from other region came to Gayo Lues in search of the bird horns believed as source of [...]

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The Role of Macaranga in Our Restoration Site

Posted on December 17 - 2014 | 0 Comments

Macaranga, locally known as Mahang comprises of 300 species, making it one of the largest genus of the Euphorbiaceae family. This plant is found throughout [...]

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Conservation Drones Tackling deforestation and protecting orangutans with drones in Indonesia.

Posted on December 12 - 2014 | 0 Comments

Earthrise Conservation Drones Tackling deforestation and protecting orangutans with drones in Indonesia. Last updated: 02 Dec 2014 14:36 Email Article Print Article Share article Send [...]

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