Please have a read through Yayasan Ekosistem Lestari’s 2021 Annual Report. PDF download of the report here!
The Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) runs the only rescue, rehabilitation and reintroduction programme for orangutans in Sumatra. Since 2001 over 430 orangutans have been received at our specialist orangutan quarantine station, averaging more than 20 new arrivals per year. Over 320 of these have been released to the wild, as the founders of two […]
Please have a read through Yayasan Ekosistem Lestari’s 2020 Annual Report, 20 Years of Conservation Actions PDF download of the report here!
Indonesia, October 10th, 2020: We are delighted to announce that our very own Director of the SOCP, Dr Ian Singleton, is to be recognised as an «Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire» or OBE, for his Services to the Environment and Conservation, as announced earlier today with the publication of this […]
Jantho, Sumatra, Indonesia – Wednesday, August 26, 2020, the Post Release Monitoring (PRM) team at the Orangutan Reintroduction Center, in the Jantho Pine Forest Nature Reserve, Aceh, Sumatra, found an orangutan mother along with her baby estimated to be 3-5 months old on the FB1200 trail. The baby orangutan is male and is the third […]
Orangutan Haven is particularly innovative and exciting new development of PanEco and YEL, located near the large city of Medan, in North Sumatra. Whilst the initial, primary goal of the Orangutan Haven is to provide 8 unreleasable orangutans with a dramatically improved quality of life, the 50-hectare Orangutan Haven site offers unlimited potential for the […]
Please have a read through Yayasan Ekosistem Lestari’s 2019 Annual Report, to learn more about what we have been up to! PDF download of the report here!
Everyone in the world is facing their own challenges in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, our thoughts are with all our SOCP family around the world. We have been deeply touched by our friends and supporters over the last weeks and months who, despite personal challenges, have come together to make sure the SOCP can […]
Despite the ongoing of COVID-19 outbreak in the world include Indonesia, there are still orangutans separated from their mother, and since third week of march 2020, four orangutan babies arrived at the SOCP Orangutan Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre. Two of them are female who are estimated to be 1-1,5 years old, another one is male […]
The spreading of COVID-19 outbreak is increasingly worrying from day to day in many countries including Indonesia. Therefore, we have officially temporarily closed all stations under Sumatran Orangutan Programme (SOCP) to anyone except key staff, including the Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre since March 16th, 2020This step was taken to reduce the risk of the orangutans […]