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| July 04, 2012
Now, the great forest fires are occurring in Tumbang Koling village, Cempaga Hulu subdistrict in Central Kalimantan province.  Orangutans and others 11 protected animals such as sunbears, gibbons, and lemurs will be burned if the fires cannot be stopped. The APE Defender team, our rapid response team, was trying to go nearer to the fire flash point, but some people there kicked them out.   Over the last 5 years, Centre for Orangutan Protection together ...
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 For the first time, the orangutans that are living in Taru Jurug zoo in Surakarta went through the medical test, particularly to find out whether they suffer from hepatitis or tuberculosis. The medical test was supported by the Centre for Orangutan Protection and Jakarta Animal Aid Network (JAAN).  Daniek Hendarto, Ex Situ Conservation Programme Coordinator of Centre dor Orangutan Protection stated as follows: “The result of this examination will be the medical record as for ...
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| June 15, 2012
YOGYAKARTA – An orangutan baby named Ottoh looks so calm with a hope that we can see in his eyes, while he is in the arms of the rescue team. Centre for Orangutan Protection and the Natural Resources Conservation Centre have rescued him from Pamalian village, Kotawaringin Timur district, Central Kalimantan, from the villager who kept him as a pet. At that time, Ottoh’s life was totally changing, he would be in a safer place. ...
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Do you still remember Tori the smoking orangutan? Centre for Orangutan Protection (COP) met her in 2009 at Taman Satwa Taru Jurug (TSTJ), Surakarta, Central Java. On 28th of May 2012, Tori will stop smoking, because starting from that day, COP and TSTJ are working together to improve the orangutan welfare at TSTJ. Not only that, we will make enrichment for 3 other orangutans at TSTJ, namely Didik, Yeti and Doni. TSTJ’s commitment is a ...
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Three days of strengthening. Thus, because the COP School batch #2 was held for three days from 18 to 20 May 2012 and attended by 31 youngsters from various city in Indonesia; Yogyakarta, Jakarta, Bandung, Malang, Surabaya, Sumatra and Kalimantan. The togetherness in Yogyakarta for three days to reach one goal: orangutan! For three days, the students got a brief introduction of orangutans and their problems. Then, they were taught how to contribute to save ...
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Indah Tri Misnawati | May 07, 2012
On Monday, 30th of April 2012, the APE Crusader team and Orangufriends conducted a school visit programme for SDN 018 Samarinda. This time, the school visit was very special because COP was working together with the students of Communication Faculty of Mulawarman University in Samarinda. This collaboration was a requirement to complete the final assignment of this faculty. One by one the students entered the room. I did not know what they were thinking about at ...
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JAKARTA – PT Sabhantara Rawi Sentosa (PT. SRS) is going on trial at the Sangatta District Court at East Kutai, East Kalimantan. This subsidiary of Makin Group is alleged to kill orangutan on 23 July 2011. The Centre for Orangutan Protection (COP) considers that the government should give special attention on this trial, because Makin Group has a long record as a threat to orangutans in Kalimantan. From March 2003 until June 2006, the rescue ...
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Daniek Hendarto | April 26, 2012
Hot weather in Jakarta did not make the APE Warrior team’s spirit down to collect the information about illegal captive orangutan at East Jakarta. Based on minimal information, Reza and Bagas, an Orangufriends, tracked the location of the orangutan. Tipar Cakung is densely populated area in eastern of Jakarta. Narrow roads, traffic jams, and hot weather accompanied them while investigating the orangutan location. A motorcycle was the best solution trough the crowded street and narrow ...
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Forestry Minister Zulkifli Hasan stated that the prison term was simply too light for the four employees of PT Khaleda Agroprima Malindo (KHAM), a subsidiary of Malaysia-based Metro Kajang Holdings (MKH) Berhad who had been charged with capturing and killing orangutans at Muara Kaman, East Kalimantan, as quoted by Kompas.com. Therefore, the minister called on authorities to appeal the sentence. Arfiana Khairunnisa, a campaigner of Centre for Orangutan Protection states as follows: “We fully support ...
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To raise an awareness and knowledge in society and the role of youth in wildlife conservation, LAPS ( ANTI ANIMAL TRADE LEAGUE) that supported by various NGOs on wildlife protection: WCS-IP (Wildlife Conservation Society-Indonesia Program, IAR Indonesia  (International Animal Rescue), JAAN (Jakarta Animal Aid Network), COP (Centre For Orangutan Protection), Suaka Elang (Raptor Sanctuary), RAIN (Raptor Indonesia), ProFauna Indonesia and LASA (Wildlife Advocate institution) in Jakarta to conduct a sympathetic action in HI traffic circle monument ...
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