Tag: orangutans

Meet Nanda
November 12, 2019November 12, 2019
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Meet Nanda

Nanda has been working for Orangutan Information Centre’s restoration team for almost 5 years, and is based at the Bukit Mas restoration site. Nanda grew up in a small village adjacent to the Leuser Ecosystem and witnessed deforestation in action around his home. Now, he works hard to plant trees, restore damaged and degraded rainforest...

Forever Forest
October 25, 2019October 24, 2019
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Forever Forest

SOS and OIC’s newest restoration site is an 890-acre piece of land which used to be an oil palm plantation. Until recently, it was referred to by its old name, PT Mutiara. SOS asked their supporters to help give it a new name to reflect the amazing community effort that went into raising the funds...

A new start for Lalas and James
May 24, 2019May 24, 2019
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A new start for Lalas and James

On 14th May 2019, the HOCRU team worked together with local forestry authorities to evacuate female orangutan and her baby from a local resident’s plantation in Alur Selalas village, Aceh Province. Carrying Lalas and James to safety. Photo courtesy of Orangutan Information Centre Later named Lalas (mother) and James (baby), the pair were tranquilised and...

Ten Year Challenge
February 8, 2019February 8, 2019
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Ten Year Challenge

Over recent weeks, social media networks have been full of ’10 year challenge’ photos – comparisons that show how people looked 10 years ago, and how they look now. We decided to join in by comparing photos from the Halaban restoration site. The first photo was taken in 2008, and the second in 2018. We...

An office extension for OIC
January 10, 2019January 10, 2019
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An office extension for OIC

OIC have shared this video thanking Beautiful Cups and their customers for all their support. This new office extension will enable their team to keep growing, helping their work and mission to protect orangutans and their forests.