Projects

 
  • Sumatran Orangutan Reintroduction Centre (SORC)

    Bukit Tigapuluh (BTP) National Park is located in the provinces of Jambi and Riau in Sumatra. BTP is the site of the only Sumatran orangutan reintroduction centre; Sungai Pengian. The ... Read more

  • Saving the "Thirty Hills" Ecosystem in Sumatra

    The Bukit Tigapuluh or “Thirty Hills” ecosystem in Sumatra is home to extraordinary rainforests that offer refuge to orangutans, tigers and elephants. Read more

  • Centre for Orangutan Protection

    The Centre for Orangutan Protection (COP) is a direct action group of Indonesians who campaign to bring an urgent end to the destruction of Indonesian rainforest and the killing of ... Read more

  • Wildlife Protection Units

    The Wildlife Protection Units (WPUs), entirely funded by TOP, are responsible for patrolling the Bukit Tigapuluh (BTP) National Park and buffer zone, where over 150 Sumatran orangutans have been released. Read more

  • Aceh and Tripa Swamp Protection

    Tripa in the province of Aceh Sumatra, is home to one of only six remaining populations of the critically endangered Sumatran orangutan and also has amongst the highest densities of ... Read more

  • Bukit Tigapuluh Sumatran Orangutan Reintroduction Site.

    The Bukit Tigapuluh (BTP) ecosystem, located in the provinces of Jambi and Riau in Sumatra, is one of only two Sumatran orangutan reintroduction sites in the world. Sumatran orangutan populations ... Read more

  • Ketapang Orangutan Rescue Unit

    Orangutan populations are estimated to have declined by well over 50% over the last 60 years and the threat of imminent extinction in the wild is very real. The massive ... Read more

  • Sabangau Peat Swamp Restoration

    The 600,000 ha Sabangau Forest in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia, is the largest non-fragmented area of lowland rainforest remaining in Borneo and is of major conservation importance for its high biodiversity; ... Read more

  • Earth 4 Orangutans

    There are permanently incapacitated orangutans suffering afflictions ranging from hepatitis through to paralysis and blindness that currently reside at the Batu Mbelin orangutan Quarantine Centre in Northern Sumatra, Indonesia. Sadly, ... Read more

  • Orangutan Caring Scholarship

    Established in 2006, the Orangutan Caring Scholarship awards talented and disadvantaged Indonesian students with tuition funding, to complete postgraduate programs in Forestry and Biology. Through the program, recipients develop an ... Read more

  • Nyaru Menteng Orangutan Reintroduction Project

    The Nyaru Menteng Care Centre is located in the province of Central Kalimantan. It is located within the boundaries of the Nyaru Menteng Arboretum, a 62.5 ha lowland peat-swamp forest ... Read more

  • SOCP Sumatran orangutan Release site - Jantho

    Located in the east of the Aceh province, Sumatra, the Pinus Jantho Nature Reserve is one of only two release sites where Sumatran orangutans are now being released into the ... Read more

  • Sabangau Research Unit

    Long-term research activities in the Sabangau peat swamp include work to monitor orangutan population, behaviour, diet and health, plus habitat quality and orangutan food availability. This work is important for ... Read more

  • Ketapang Orangutan Rescue Centre

    In 2010, 24 hectares of land was purchased in Ketapang, West Kalimantan to build an Orangutan rescue and rehabilitation centre for orangutans that had lost their forest habitat in the ... Read more

  • Honorary Wildlife Wardens: Kinabatangan Orangutan Conservation Programme

    Habitat loss, fragmentation and degradation are the major threats to orangutan survival. In Sabah, Malaysia,35% of orangutan habitat has been lost since the early 1980’s. In August 2005, a broken ... Read more

  • Camp Rasak Orangutan Release Site: Lamandau River Wildlife Reserve

    Camp Rasak is located in the north-east of the Lamandau River Wildlife Reserve in Central Kalimantan. It is one of six monitoring release sites in the Lamandau Reserve. Camp Rasak ... Read more

  • SOCP Orangutan Quarantine Centre

    Batu Mbelin is the only quarantine and care centre for the Sumatran orangutan. It is run by the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP). It is located near Medan in North ... Read more

  • Mobile Education and Conservation Unit

    The Mobile Education & Conservation Unit (MECU), created in 2009, is used to deliver targeted conservation education in remote areas around the Gunung Leuser Ecosystem in Sumatra where human/ape conflict ... Read more