Categorie: Orangutan Information Centre

URGENT APPEAL
juli 28, 2018juli 28, 2018
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URGENT APPEAL

The Orangutan Information Centre (OIC) urges Taman Hewan Siantar (THS) zoo to give back two orangutans that they just received to North Sumatran BBKSDA to be rehabilitated and eventually released back to the wild one day. Both of the orangutans were suspected to have been poached from Leuser Forest and given to THS zoo.  ...

More and More Life Saved
juli 13, 2018juli 13, 2018
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More and More Life Saved

A juvenile orangutan, named Fatimah, was rescued by the joint team of OIC HOCRU, BKSDA Aceh and Idie Rayeuk Police yesterday (10/07/18). This orangutan was kept by a retired military man for 6 years in Kampong Baro village, Idie Rayuek subvillage, East Aceh district of Aceh province. The information about her presence was received by...

Orangutan Caring Scholarship 2018
juni 6, 2018juni 6, 2018
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Orangutan Caring Scholarship 2018

Orangutan scholarship is one of the programmes of OIC supported by OIC’s partner, Orangutan Republic Foundation, since 2016 up to now. With this programme, 117 universities students have been able to get the support in terms of tuition and research fund support. This programme is also intended to increase the students in university level to...

New Mural Art of Orangutan Stole Public Attention
mei 14, 2018mei 24, 2018
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New Mural Art of Orangutan Stole Public Attention

The new stunning mural art in Medan has been succeeding to steal the attention of not only the national level but also to the global attention. This magnificent work is a part of the Splash and Burn project in Sumatra to promote the conservation issues. Located in the heart of Medan city, the SIB traffic...

OIC Celebrated Earth Day
april 24, 2018april 24, 2018
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OIC Celebrated Earth Day

22nd April is one of the most important days for the conservation world, as it is the international earth day. A perfect reminder for human in the earth to respect the planet we live on. The place that provides all of the human needs in life.     OIC also celebrated the day by inviting...

Missing “Becak” from a Mural Piece of Splash and Burn Work Project
maart 26, 2018maart 26, 2018
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Missing “Becak” from a Mural Piece of Splash and Burn Work Project

Splash and Burn project is a mural project initiated by a Lithuanian Artist, Ernest Zachrevic, in collaborating with SOS and OIC. This project is a series of mural productions with the theme of Forest conservation in North Sumatera. The craving of SOS in a Bukit Mas palm oil plantation last month, was also the part...

International Women Day: The Strong Women of OIC
maart 9, 2018maart 9, 2018
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International Women Day: The Strong Women of OIC

Today is #International Women Day! It is the perfect women to introduce our strong women that empower our team for all of this time.   Fransisca Arianti Ningsih – Deputy Director   Working in OIC for more than 4 years now, Fransisca shows her dedication and love to all of the team. She is the...

OIC ENGAGES STRONGER RELATIONSHIP WITH LOCAL COMMUNITIES LIVING AROUND THE LEUSER ECOSYSTEM
januari 13, 2018januari 18, 2018
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OIC ENGAGES STRONGER RELATIONSHIP WITH LOCAL COMMUNITIES LIVING AROUND THE LEUSER ECOSYSTEM

We begin our conservation plan by listening to local communities Local communities play important role in succeeding our conservation programme. Thus, listening to what the main issues and obstacles that they face on a daily basis and put it into our strategic conservation programme is significant to ensure the sustainability of our project. Last week...

OIC’s Booth in North Sumatran Conservation Expo
november 29, 2017november 29, 2017
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OIC’s Booth in North Sumatran Conservation Expo

As one of the conservation NGOs in North Sumatera, OIC always tries our best to share the conservation issues to the public. We believe that educating people is one of the important keys to the conservation success. Last week, OIC took parts of the Conservation Expo in Lapangan Merdeka, Medan – North Sumatera. This expo...

PWB Sumatran Class Partnering with OIC
november 27, 2017november 27, 2017
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PWB Sumatran Class Partnering with OIC

Photographers Without Borders (PWB) Sumatran class workshop is one of PWB’s regular workshop that give the participants a chance to not only learning from a master photography but also give back to OIC as the partner.   This November was the second class of 2017. 9 talented photographers came to this eyes opening trip. They...

Photography Training for OIC staff
november 24, 2017november 24, 2017
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Photography Training for OIC staff

Photographers Without Borders (PWB)  is the leading community of storytellers building capacity for grassroots initiative worldwide.  OIC is very lucky as one of the NGOs that have been supported by PWB for almost 2 years. PWB is not only supporting OIC programme by providing the amazing pictures to be used as OIC’s campaign but also...

Isolated in Plantation, a Female Orangutan Translocated into Safety in Leuser Forest
oktober 29, 2017oktober 29, 2017
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Isolated in Plantation, a Female Orangutan Translocated into Safety in Leuser Forest

Our HOCRU team together with Gunung Leuser National Park and BKSDA North Sumatra authorities rescued a female orangutan isolated in a small rubber plantation that is surrounded by oil palm plantation on Friday, 20/10/17.     This plantation is located in Sei Serdang village, Langkat, North Sumatra, about 5 km away from Leuser forests, not...