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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 [...]

Gunung Leuser National Park (GLNP) Restoration Program

Background: The Orangutan Information Centre (OIC) was founded in 2001 by a group of Indonesian conservationists, and partnered with the Sumatran Orangutan Society (SOS), to raise awareness of environmental and orangutan conservation issues amongst local communities. The Gunung Leuser National Park (GLNP) restoration program is a local community development project managed by OIC aimed at [...]

Peran Serta Masyarakat Lokal Dalam Program Rehabilitasi Taman Nasional Gunung Leuser

Banyaknya kerusakan hutan di Indonesia bukanlah merupakan berita baru, termasuk didalamnya kerusakan yang terjadi dikawasan Taman Nasional Gunung Leuser (TNGL), berdasarkan citra lansat 2005 tercatat 22.000 Ha kawasan TNGL telah rusak dan mengalami degradasi yang serius. Tahun 2007 yang lalu tepatnya di Desa Halaban, di Dusun Wonosari terbentuklah sebuah kelompok masyarakat (KSM) yang diberi nama [...]

Kebun Pembibitan dan Pelatihan OIC

Sumber daya alam (SDA) pertanian khususnya bibit tanaman terbentang luas diseluruh kawasan nusantara yang merupakan potensi besar negara Indonesia. Kondisi tersebut merupakan aset yang sangat mahal dan sekaligus sebagai faktor keunggulan yang tidak dimiliki oleh negara-negara lain. Potensi sumber daya alam pertanian tersebut merupakan faktor dominan dalam strategi pembangunan bangsa dan negara Indonesia. Oleh karena [...]

Palm Oil Roadshows

Indonesia and Malaysia account for about 85% of the world’s production of palm oil, with demand and therein supply rising each year; with Indonesia overtaking Malaysia as the world’s number one producer (link) . Ideal land for oil palm plantations unfortunately happens to be land once covered by lowland forest, the habitat preferred by orangutans [...]