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AGAINST A DAM IN THE MIDDLE OF BATANG TORU

8. March 20190

Imagine the following: A dam to be built in the middle of a biodiversity hotspot. Authorised by the government, funded by a Chinese bank.

ADULT ORANGUTAN MALES ARE UNDERGOING A ROUTINE MEDICAL CHECK

1. March 20190

Every year in January, it is time for a medical routine examination: The orangutan males «Leuser» and «Fahzren» underwent their check.

HOPEFUL UNTIL THE END

31. January 20190

Unfortunately, not always is good fortune with the orangutans on our station. Sometimes, fate is double hard on them: This is the sad story of the female orangutan “Seroja”.

CHANGE OF THE HEAD OF MANAGING DIRECTOR

2. January 20190

At the end of this year we have some important intern news: The new leadership of the foundation will start into the year 2019.

OPTIMISED RESETTLEMENT PROCESS

7. December 20180

In the middle of November, four orangutans were relocated from the SOCP’s rescue and rehabilitation station to Jantho, where they will be released back into the wild.

TAKING THE ZOO TO THE JUNGLE

14. November 20180

What would we be without our partners? As a foundation, we rely on the valuable cooperation with our partners

PROGRAM FOR VETERINARY STUDENTS

25. October 20180

In partnership with the Clinic for Zoo Animals, Exotic Pets and Wildlife of the university of Zurich, we are enabling indonesian veterinary students to spend a semester with us.

ORANGUTAN SAVED AT THE LAST MINUTE

13. September 20180

In a spectacular operation, the Sumatra-Orangutan-Conservation-Programme SOCP saved a wild orangutan. The fact, that this was necessary, points out severe problems.

UPDATE: ISLANDS FOR ORANGUTANS

29. August 20180

For over a year now, our Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme SOCP has been building the Orangutan Haven, a space for orangutans that are not capable of surviving in the wild.

MOLIKA – AN EXEMPLARY FATE

22. August 20180

She is one of 49 orang-utans currently being tended to in our rescue and rehabilitation station of the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme SOCP