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An Urgent Appeal of SOS from Sumatera
February 10, 2018February 10, 2018
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An Urgent Appeal of SOS from Sumatera

On my first fly in Sumatera, I was staring out the window and all I can see down there is palm oil plantations – Ernest Zacharevic An Urgent Appeal of SOS from Sumatera A giant carving of Save Our Soul (SOS) has been created excellently as the recent initiative of splash and Burn Project in...

Act Now to Support the Leuser Ecosystem
February 8, 2018February 8, 2018
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Act Now to Support the Leuser Ecosystem

The importance of Leuser Ecosystem sustainability is unquestionable. The amazing biodiversities and wildlife species live in harmony inside of Leuser’s kingdom. Needless to say, Leuser Ecosystem also has such an important role to guard the global climate by absorbing carbons pollutions. Now, Leuser need us to guard it. Irwandi Yusuf, the newly elected Governor of...

The Tiger Poaching Case Meets The Ending
January 15, 2018January 15, 2018
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The Tiger Poaching Case Meets The Ending

Wildlife should be roaring in the wild, tragicly some of them has to be ended by set on fire Several stuffed wildlife animals were set on fire by the North Sumatran Prosecutors on 7th January 2018. OIC was invited to witness the event, as one of the stuffed animals was a carcass of a female...

Guarding the Sumatran Tropical Rain Forest
December 21, 2017January 9, 2018
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Guarding the Sumatran Tropical Rain Forest

>Bagus* started as a volunteer at OIC Back in March 2004, Bagus was still a student at the Forestry Department in University of North Sumatra. He saw a flyer of an NGO looking for volunteers; he signed up and joined ten other volunteers. That was how Bagus first became involved in OIC. He was among...

Breaking News : A Dying Orangutan Found with Serious Injuries
December 19, 2017December 20, 2017
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Breaking News : A Dying Orangutan Found with Serious Injuries

A heartbreaking news was received by the OIC HOCRU team on Saturday, 16th December 2017 that a dying orangutan was found in Reformasi village, East Peurlak subdistrict – East Aceh district of Aceh Province.  This female orangutan was diagnosed in the critical state and being taken care by our HOCRU team.  Realizing the serious critical...

When Fruit Season Often Being a Conflict Season
December 16, 2017December 16, 2017
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When Fruit Season Often Being a Conflict Season

Fruit season is awaited season for local farmers who live in the villages of Bahorok subdistrict as mostly they grow Durian as their fruit crops. This season is such a special season as a Durian tree only fruiting once in a year. Quite a long time for them to wait for sure.     However,...

Safe and Sound, Maria Met Her New Beginning
December 11, 2017December 11, 2017
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Safe and Sound, Maria Met Her New Beginning

Sunday is not a lazy weekend for OIC HOCRU team. On last Sunday (10th/12/17), a female orangutan was evacuated from an oil palm plantation in Suka Mulya sub-village, Sei Serdang village, Batang Serangan subdistrict, Langkat district by a joint team consisting of OIC HOCRU team, North Sumatra BKSDA, and GLNP authorities.   This female orangutan...

Another Life saved, Another Second Chance of Happiness
December 6, 2017December 7, 2017
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Another Life saved, Another Second Chance of Happiness

It was the beginning of December 2017 only, but OIC HOCRU team had a tight and busy schedule. On this occasion, the joint team consisted of OIC HOCRU, BKSDA Aceh, CRU and local people have evacuated 1 female orangutan. This orangutan was found inside of the local people’s plantation in Jambo Dalem village, East Trumon...

More Illegal Palm Oil Trees Down, Another Rain Forest Reborn
December 5, 2017December 5, 2017
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More Illegal Palm Oil Trees Down, Another Rain Forest Reborn

OIC just can’t get enough of restoring! More illegal oil palm trees are cut down for the umpteenth time! This occasion, it is taking place in Singkil swamp wildlife reserve adjacent to concession area owned by PT Agro Sinergi Nusantara (ASN) Singkil, Aceh province.       Led by Aceh Nature Conservation Agency, known as...