The Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programmen
The Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme is a unique collaborative programme of NGOs and the Indonesian government fighting for the survival of the orangutan in Sumatra. This comprehensive and integrated programme includes not only orangutan reintroduction, but also research, habitat protection and environmental education as well.
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Fires Deliberately Lit by Palm Oil Company in Swamp Forest May Have Killed a Third of Rare Orangutan Population. Friends of the Earth Indonesia are taking the Aceh Governor and large palm oil company (PT, Kallista Alam) to court for illegally approving the destruction of Tripa
COP realises the absolute vital importance of protecting rainforest – home for the orangutans and many other species of wildlife. As far as we know we are the only organisation in Indonesia out there every day investigating and reporting forest crimes.
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