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| April 29, 2013
 Register yourself and join COP School Batch #3! This programme is designed to equip wildlife protection activists. You will learn biodiversity values, effective communication, animal right and animal welfare, and practical research. COP School Batch #3 will be held at Centre for Orangutan Protection’s Camp in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on 27th – 30th of June 2013. To be eligible, you must: 1.  minimum 18 year-old, healthy body and mind 2.  vibrant youth, work hard, and not ...
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Kertaningtyas | April 22, 2013
Orangufriends, a supporter group of Centre for Orangutan Protection (COP) joined forces with the Indonesia Youth Green Coalition (KOHPI), Student Group of Environmental Engineering of Mulawarman University and Mulawarman University’s Students Executive Board (BEM UNMUL), conducted simple action for Earth Day, 22nd April 2013. They conducted ‘pick up trash’ activity along M. Yamin Street in Samarinda, East Kalimantan. Each campaigner was holding Earth Day-themed banner and campaigned to deliver the message of this action, particular ...
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Centre for Orangutan Protection (COP), International Animal Rescue (IAR), and Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOSF) join forces to urge a palm oil company, Bumitama Agri, to stop land clearing in forested area that is orangutan habitat area. It is aimed to prevent orangutans and others endangered protected species becoming victims of land clearing. On 18-24 March 2013, the rescue teams from the Ministry of Forestry and IAR had rescued 4 orangutans from the Ladang Sawit ...
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Kertaningtyas | April 16, 2013
Centre for Orangutan Protection’s supporter group, Orangufriends, in Kalimantan held a music event at Jar Djenggo d’Warung café in Samarinda, 14th of April 2013. ‘Acoustic Fundraising for Orangutan’ was the theme of the event. The aims of this event were to campaign saving orangutans, and also to raise funds. The funds would be used for renovating orangutan enclosure at Samarinda Botanic Garden (SBG), in East Kalimantan. “Three years ago, we moved several orangutans at SBG ...
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Tanjung Puting National Park (TPNP) and the area surrounding TPNP are important habitat for at least 2000 orangutans, particularly Pongo pygmaeus wurmbii subspecies of Bornean orangutan, and others protected endangered species, including sunbears, proboscis monkeys, gibbons, and clouded leopards. Bumitama Ltd., member of Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil with the registered number 1-0043-07-000-00, is alleged will expand its area in the buffer zone of TPNP. Centre for Orangutan Protection urges President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to ...
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Yogyakarta, Lately, many communities are using protected animals on behalf of conservation. Raptor Club Indonesia is one of popular community that requires its members to have minimum 1 (one) protected animal. We can imagine how many protected animals that they have. The Coalition Against Wildlife Trading (Liga Anti Perdagangan Satwa-LAPS), an organisation of united various animal care organisations; JAAN, WCS, Suaka Elang, IAR, ProFauna Indonesia, LASA, COP, AFJ, FHK, PPSC, ASTI, often received report from ...
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 A young orangutan being kept in a sack was rescued yesterday by the Orangutan Information Centre (OIC), a conservation group working in Sumatra. The rescue team was accompanied by staff from the Indonesian Ministry of Forestry’s Gunung Leuser National Park office and Natural Resources Conservation Agency (BKSDA).  The orangutan, a male thought to be around two years old, was being kept illegally by an oil palm plantation worker; they named him Kedaung after the hamlet ...
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The Centre for Orangutan Protection (COP) applaud Indofood Agri for its generous intention to stop land clearing in a forested area that is orangutan habitat in Kongbeng Sub-district of East Kalimantan. This is a victory for orangutans and Indofood as well. Orangutans are protected and Indofood obtains good publications. The following step is only technical, how to make it real is actually to protect the orangutans in their natural habitat. It is clear that Indofood ...
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The forested area along Sekonyer River is an important habitat for wild animals including orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus), proboscis monkeys (Nasalis larvatus), gibbons (Hylobates sp) and sun bears (Helarctos malayanus). At least 8500 tourists visited Tanjung Puting National Park (TPNP) to see these wild animals. And this ecotourism is becoming a crucial source of income for the local people for the last 20 years. The locals have built hotels, restaurants, boat rentals, and manage tour guide ...
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Centre for Orangutan Protection (COP) and Jakarta Animal Aid Network (JAAN) join forces to appeal President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to protect Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) from Singapore based palm oil companies, namely Bumitama and Indofood.   Bumitama had cleared the forested area which was a habitat for orangutans and many protected species, such as sun bears (Helarctos malayanus), gibbons (Hylobates sp) and slow lorises (Nycticebus coucang)  in Tumbang Koling village, Central Kalimantan. Although the clearing ...
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