August 2017 rescue and translocation of adult orangutan male from Tripa Peat Swamps

Some more info and photos from the rescue and translocation of orangutan ‘Black’ from the Tripa Peat Swamps to the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) Reintroduction Site in the Jantho Nature Reserve, Aceh Besar, Aceh province, Indonesia. Important to note this from the article: “The Indonesian government filed a lawsuit against palm oil firm P.T. […]

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SOCP Director Dr. Ian Singleton nominated for 2018 Indianapolis Prize!

We are very proud to have Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) Director Ian Singleton nominated for the prestigious Indianapolis Prize!   ​​​​​​​​​The 2018 Indianapolis Prize Winner ​Stay tuned! The next Indianapolis Prize Winner will be announced from a special location this spring! The 2018 Indianapolis Prize Finalists ​Follow the Indianapolis Prize on Facebook and […]