And with the strike of midnight EST Great Apes Giving Day 2017 is over, and per the photo it’s time to take a quick rest! All of us here at the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) thank everyone immensely for their generous support, with the SOCP having received close to 5,000 USD in donation […]
Creating New Wild Orangutan Populations
The Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) is the only project actively establishing entirely new, genetically viable and self-sustaining wild populations of any great ape species, anywhere in the world.
Who We Are
The Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) is a collaborative initiative between the Indonesia-based NGO the Yayasan Ekosistem Lestari (YEL; Sustainable Ecosystem Foundation), Swiss-based NGO the PanEco Foundation, and the Indonesian Government’s Directorate General of Natural Resource and Ecosystem Conservation. The SOCP works on all aspects of conservation of the Critically Endangered Sumatran orangutan (Pongo abelii).
What We Do
For the second year in a row the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) is participating in Great Apes Giving Day, an initiative from our friends with the Arcus Foundation – Great Ape Conservation and Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS)! This year’s GAGD falls on October 17, 2017, from 12:00 AM EST to 11:59 PM […]
Please check out this newly released video from our friends at the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust!