Update: WRC Jogja COVID Grant

Last May, The Orangutan Conservancy announced an emergency COVID grant to the Wildlife Rescue Centre Jogja – Yayasan Konservasi Alam Yogyakarta, also known as WRC Jogja. WRC Jogja is a small, non-profit, non-government organization that has taken over 1,000 animals. They have also released over 800 animals back into the wild. As of May, WRC Jogja had 152 various species …

International Orangutan Day 2021

August 19th is the annual International Orangutan Day. This international event aims to promote the conservation of critically endangered orangutan and encourage the welfare of their habitat. There are only approximately 50,000 to 65,000 orangutans left in the wild, with approximately 2,000 to 3,000 orangutans being killed annually. Along with this, orangutans have lost over 80% of their natural habitat …

Zooming Over OVAG 2021

Hello everyone – I hope you are all continuing to stay safe, healthy and happy!  We have just completed our OVAG Workshop over zoom and have had our largest turnout ever with 114 participants on the first day.  Naturally the main area of interest was the pandemic as sadly it is still an ever-present danger in Southeast Asia, so much …