September 11th 2017, whilst on a routine patrol in the Jantho Nature Reserve, in Aceh, Indonesia, a team from the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) and BKSDA Aceh were delighted… read more →
Be sure to check out the now free to view ‘Before the Flood‘, a new feature film by Leonardo DiCaprio, Fischer Stevens, amongst others, ‘documenting the impacts of climate change… read more →
Please check out the following to learn about the developments to date and planned work to come for the SOCP Orangutan Haven, through September 2016.
This evening, 27 July 2016, we received 3 infant orangutans, estimated to be 11-12 months old, and 1 juvenile orangutan, estimated to be 4 years old. Yesterday, teams from Jakarta… read more →
Please read through our 2015 update for the Sikundur Monitoring Post, located within the world-renowned Leuser Ecosystem, North Sumatra, Indonesia.
In late 2014 the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) plans to release a previously blind orangutan, Gober, and her twins infant Ganteng and Ginting, into the forest of the Jantho… read more →
PRESS RELEASE – January 19th, 2014 [Jakarta / Indonesia] On 27th December 2013 the Aceh Parliament dismayed local community members, NGOs and scientists around the world by passing a highly… read more →
PRESS RELEASE – January 9th, 2014 [Banda Aceh / Indonesia] Setting a landmark new precedent, Indonesian courts yesterday found palm oil company PT Kallista Alam guilty of illegally burning forests… read more →