Check out How Your Donations Have Helped the Orangutans

The recent 10,000 USD donation from Orangutan Conservancy was put to good use at the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) Quarantine and Rehabilitation Centre at Sibolangit, North Sumatra province, and Jantho Reintroduction Programme at Jantho Nature Reserve, Aceh, province Indonesia.  Waste Management With the remoteness of the Quarantine and Rehabilitation Centre and general absence of external waste management services in Indonesia, until now non-organic rubbish …

Tampur Hydropower Mega Project Threatens the Community, Endangered Wildlife and Violates the Law

Jakarta, August 30, 2018- Environmental activists and experts condemn the construction of mega hydroelectric power plants (PLTA) Tampur that have obtained land-use permits in the districts of Aceh Tamiang, Gayo Lues, and East Aceh, Aceh Province. The construction of a hydropower plant inside the Leuser Ecosystem (KEL) is considered to damage the habitat of Sumatran elephants, threatening the survival and livelihood …

Final Update from OVAG Workshop

  Greetings from the last days of OVAG 2018! The last days were packed with sessions on respiratory ailments – a real nightmare for orangutans because of their complicated sinus network….also presentations on the problems faced by other organizations working with Sumatran tigers, rhinos, elephants and marine mammals! The last day was for fun, celebrating OVAG’s 10thanniversary – we had …