After months of waiting, the time finally came just before Christmas: Nine orangutans were returned from Malaysia to Sumatra to be cared for at our quarantine and rehabilitation centre.
PanEco recommends voting «No» on the question of the EFTA free trade agreement with Indonesia in the upcoming national vote on March 7th 2021.
Past summer there was a sighting of the two orangutans «Edelweiss» and «Eja» in the rainforest of Jantho, the first observation since «Edelweiss» was reintroduced. How beautiful!
The normal eating habits of wild orangutans are well known. They like to eat all kinds of fruits and leaves, and also insects like ants and termites too.
Our team sets up camera traps in the area of the monitoring station in the Batang Toru Ecosystem, in the province of North Sumatra.
What a big honor: The British Queen honors Dr. Ian Singleton. Ian has been the director of the Sumatran-Organgutan-Conservation-Programme since the beginning in 2011.
In the middle of the ongoing pandemic orangutan female «Edelweiss» presents her offspring to us in the rainforest of Jantho.
The main goal of the Orangutan Conservation Programme is to rehabilitate as many orangutans as possible and to reintroduce them into the wild.
Sometimes a mother isn’t capable of caring for her little one. All the better when someone notices and takes action.
An essential component of all our efforts to conserve Sumatra’s rainforests is our work with communities living at or near the forest edge.