After years of planning and negotiating, delays from countless obstacles, and dedicated efforts to rescue and rehabilitate hundreds of orangutans, 2012 will finally be the year that BOS Nyaru Menteng Project can begin to re-introduce its orangutans to the wild!
Orangutan Land Trust has joined with the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme and The Orangutan Project to create a safe haven for orangutans in Sumatra. The Earth 4 Orangutans project has two objectives: 1. Provide greatly improved living conditions for disabled or otherwise un-releasable orangutans in need of lifelong support. 2. Foster greater support in the [...]
Orangutan Land Trust are developing a series of multi-stakeholder workshops bringing together the private sector and NGO to secure collaborative solutions for the protection of orangutans and their habitat. The first workshop to be held in 2013 will focus on the palm oil sector.
Orangutan Land Trust will soon launch a campaign providing essential funding for a number of projects in Sumatra, Kalimantan and Sabah that are planting trees to restore and enhance orangutan habitat and to create wildlife corridors. Watch this space for more details.
Location: Sumatra, Kalimantan, Sabah
Various initiatives related to reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD) have begun in Indonesia with environmental NGOs playing a major role in developing pilot projects in Sumatra and Kalimantan.
Location: East Kalimantan
There is a need to find and secure suitable habitat in West Kalimantan for the eventual release of several dozen orphaned orangutans from that region. If you can help Orangutan Land Trust acquire such an area, please get in touch.
Location: West Kalimantan, Sumatra, Sarawak