More About Orangutan Conservation
Organisations, supporting the SOCP
Anthropological Institute & Museum, University of Zurich
The AIM focuses on research into the origins of human morphology and behaviour. Together with the SOCP and LIF, they help run the research station in Suaq Balimbing.
Australian Orangutan Project
The Australian non-profit organisation raises funds to support orangutan conservation projects such as the SOCP. They mainly work on a voluntary basis.
Great Apes Survival Partnership (GRASP)
United Nations Environment Programme
Secure a better world for animals through human understanding
Great Ape Trust of Iowa
The Great Ape Trust of Iowa is a renowned research center studying the intelligence of great apes. They also run a sanctuary and support conservation projects such as SOCP.
Kerry Consulting Pte Ltd, Singapore
Kerry Consulting is one of the leading recruitment firms in Singapore specialising in Banking, Financial and Human Resources recruitment. Kerry Consulting are supporting the SOCP and trying to avert this completely unnecessary extinction of the Sumatran Orangutan.
Orangutan Foundation UK
The British based Orangutan Foundation-UK primarily runs conservation programmes for Bornean orangutans but also helps as much as it can in Sumatra. Orangutan Foundation-UK and SOCP have been formally working together since 2005.
The Orangutan Conservancy is dedicated to the conservation of orangutans and their habitat. They raise and provide funding for various conservation programmes and raise public awareness.
Philadelphia Zoological Society is the first American society established in 1859.
Ecotourism as a means to preserve the rainforest: The Rainforest Lodges offer adventure tours with professional local guides and promote organic farming.
Stichting Monkey Business
This Dutch foundation organises fundraising events in the Netherlands. All proceeds are donated to orangutan related projects such as the SOCP.
10 Countries, 10 Charities, 20 000 kilometers: A biking team
from Hong Kong will start in February 2011 a unique expedition, raising
funds and awareness for local charities in South-East Asia and
Zurich Animal Protection
Is standing up for intact habitat and for saving endangered species such as the Sumatran Orangutan by supporting the SOCP.
Other organisations dedicated to orangutan conservationBorneo Orangutan Survival Foundation BOS
BOS is dedicated to saving the Bornean orangutan from extinction and protecting the species' rainforest home. They run two orangutan sanctuaries in Kalimantan. www.savetheorangutan.org.ukBorn to be wild
to be wild" is a campaign coordinated by the British NGO Nature Alert,
focusing on the trade, abuse and treatment of orangutans throughout the
world.www.born-to-be-wild.org Centre for Orangutan Protection
COP is a direct action group that improves the welfare of orangutans in
captivity, fights against the destruction of the rainforests of and
they support the rescue center in Yogjakarta.www.orangutanprotection.comGreat Ape Project GAP
GAP is an international movement that aims to defend the rights of the non-human great primates. The have four affiliated sanctuaries for Great Apes in Brazil. www.greatapeproject.orgOrangutan Republik Foundation
The Orangutan Republik Foundation's mission is to save the Sumatran orangutan through education and outreach programs.www.orangutanrepublik.orgOrangutan Appeal
This British NGO provides support and funding for porjects dealing with the rehabilitation and preservation of Borneo orangutans and the conservation of their habitat.www.orangutan-appeal.org.uk