Breaking news: A mother orangutan and her baby rescued by our HOCRU team!

On 20 January 2015, our HOCRU team evacuated two orangutans, a mother and her baby, from a small (2 hectare) patch of forest that was about to be cleared for oil palm cultivation by local farmers. The pair were isolated in Ujung Padang village in South Aceh, around 4 km from the national park, and [...]

Breaking News: A Mother Orangutan And Her Baby Rescued By Our HOCRU Team!

On 20 January 2015, our HOCRU team evacuated two orangutans, a mother and her baby, from a small (2 hectare) patch of forest that was about to be cleared for oil palm cultivation by local farmers. The pair were isolated in Ujung Padang village in South Aceh, around 4 km from the national park, and [...]

An Adult Male Orangutan Rescued By HOCRU Team From a Rubber Plantation

An adult male orangutan rescued by HOCRU team from a rubber plantation in Karang Jadi village, Batang Serangan sub district, Langkat, North Sumatra, on 7 Jan 2015. The male orangutan with a full cheekpad in his face was estimated to be 30 years old. Local people said that the adult male orangutan and a few [...]

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’ [...]

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Breaking news: A mother orangutan and her baby rescued by our HOCRU team!

Posted on January 21 - 2015 | 0 Comments

On 20 January 2015, our HOCRU team evacuated two orangutans, a mother and her baby, from a small (2 hectare) patch of forest that was [...]

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Breaking News: A Mother Orangutan And Her Baby Rescued By Our HOCRU Team!

Posted on January 21 - 2015 | 0 Comments

On 20 January 2015, our HOCRU team evacuated two orangutans, a mother and her baby, from a small (2 hectare) patch of forest that was [...]

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