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OIC Program Manager attend the World Ranger Congress 2016 in Colorado, USA.

Masrizal Saraan, OIC Program Manager, has awarded a Professional Development Grantee by WWF-EFN to attend the World Ranger Congress 2016 in Colorado, USA from May 11st to 27th. This event consist of 2 activities ; pre-congress training organized by the Colorado State University and the World Ranger Congress in the YMCA Rockie Mountain, Estess Park, [...]

The OIC has recently launched a book entitled “Field Guideline to Forest Ecosystem Restoration”.

The Orangutan Information Centre (OIC) has recently published and launched a book entitled “Field Guideline to Forest Ecosystem Restoration”. This book, written in bahasa Indonesia, talks about OIC’s practical experiences in conducting forest restoration in the Leuser Ecosystem, the last place on Earth where Sumatran Orangutan, Tiger, Elephant and Rhino inhabit the same ecological landscape. [...]

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 [...]

OIC & IAR Relocated Isolated female orangutan with her baby to Leuser Forest

After translocating an isolated female orangutan in Ujung Padang village, South Aceh, on 16 August 2014, our HOCRU team together with International Animal Rescue staff, and staffs of BKSDA and GLNP, had to relocate another isolated female orangutan with her baby from a farmland in Durin village, Bakongan, South Aceh, on 17 August 2014. The [...]

Again, an orangutan baby rescued in Aceh.

This may not be a good news at all but such story of our team dealing with orangutan being kept illegally is still happening until now, more especially in Aceh region. Yesterday, 5 August 2014, a very young male orangutan, estimated 10 months old, rescued and confiscated from a resident in Pepelah village, Pining Sub [...]