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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 [...]

NCHC Extends a Helping Hand to Arboreal Orangutans

Along with the Bamboo Community University in Hsinchu, Taiwan, the NARL’s National Center for High-Performance Computing (NCHC) has teamed up with the Sumatran Orangutan Society/Orangutan Information Centre (SOS-OIC) to protect critically-endangered arboreal orangutans and fast disappearing rainforests in Indonesia. Under this joint initiative, the two Conservation and Digital Opportunity Centres (CDOCs) were established in December [...]

Conservation and Digital Opportunity Centre (CDOC)

The Conservation Digital Opportunity Centres (CDOCs) were established in December 2009 and are managed by the Orangutan Information Centre (OIC). The two centres, located in Bukit Lawang Eco Tourism Area at the Bukit Lawang Housing Complex and the Tangkahan Eco Tourism Visitor Centre, are a joint initiative between the Bamboo Community University Association (BCUA) Taiwan, [...]

Rare Pride Campaign: Creating the Feeling of Proud to Build Conservation Constituency in Besitang Area of Gunung Leuser National Park

Gunung Leuser National Park (TNGL) is a world heritage treasure known by the nickname “Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra”. Until now this national park has not separated from the threats and problems that increasingly threaten the sustainability of the world heritage site. For solving the problem is not as easy as you imagine. To unravel [...]

Oil-Palm Plantation Roadshows Performance Report Final

Oil-Palm Plantation Roadshows Performance Report Final Statement of Need There is an urgent need for conservation action in order to retain viable wild populations of orangutans. Once widespread throughout the forests of Southeast Asia, they are now confined to two islands in Indonesia and Malaysia, where two genetically distinct species exist: the Sumatran orangutan (Pongo [...]

Gunung Leuser Ecotourism Development Programme: Progress Report 1

During the period of January-March 2009, the Sumatran Orangutan Ecotourism Development Project focused primarily on the preparation and implementation of tour guide training. It is crucial that the guides have a high level of knowledge on the forest, as well as associated conservation issues, so that they can pass on this information to national and [...]

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 [...]

New Film about Guidelines for Visitors to the Gunung Leuser National Park

A film on guidelines for visitors to the Gunung Leuser National Park has been produced by the Orangutan Information Centre (OIC) in conjunction with Source of Indonesia (SOI). This film, which runs for 15 minutes, is available online hosted by youtube or you can watch it on our video archive page. This short film will [...]

OIC @ Medan International School

Orangutan Information Centre, Selasa-Sabtu, 10-14 Maret 2009 yang lalu memenuhi Undangan dari Medan International School (MIS) untuk menampilkan Pameran Lingkungan Hidup dalam rangka festival tahunan IndoFest di salah satu sekolah Internasional di Medan tersebut. Pada kesempatan ini OIC menampilkan berbagai poster, banner, display dari kegiatan-kegiatan yang telah dilakukan OIC dan juga foto-foto orangutan yang sempat [...]

Workshop dan Sosialisasi Program School Climate Challenge

British Council bersama dengan Ashoka, Pandu Pertiwi, dan National Geographic serta Orangutan Information Centre (OIC) melaksanakan sebuah program yang disebut dengan “School Climate Challenge” yaitu sebuah program yang memberikan kesempatan bagi anak muda untuk mengubah tantangan perubahan iklim menjadi peluang ekonomi bagi komunitasnya.