The SOCP Team was heading into the forest to rescue and relocate an Orangutan who trapped in a small pocket of protected forest surrounded by encroaching palm oil plantations. The adult male orangutan has been trapped in over the last months. He has no longer the food to support his existence. See more about the rescue highlights >>
The Governor of Aceh, Irwandi Yusuf, issued a permit to a local oil palm company, PT Kallista Alam, to convert 1,605ha of deep peat in the Tripa peat swamps into an oil palm plantation. Tripa is on fire right now and those orangutans are disappearing... for more information to help >>
This publication provides detailed information on the implications of
palm-oil production on degraded land. It is based on a unique field project lead by the PanEco
Foundation with support of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO).