Category: Orangutan

Did you know Orangutans play a part in planting their own forest?

Did you know Orangutans play a part in planting their own forest? From observations made by the Tanjung Puting National Park Rangers  and other researchers, Orangutans have been seen to help maintain their own forest. They turn over the soil on the forest floor searching for termites, in so doing ‘planting’ seeds fallen from trees above. As orangutans feed, moving across the canopy from fruit tree to fruit tree, they spit out or defaecate seeds, […]

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ANIMAL SIGHTEED AT OUR LODGE ORANGUTANS at the Rimba Orangutan Ecolodge (ROEL)

ANIMAL SIGHTEED AT OUR LODGE ORANGUTANS at the Rimba Orangutan Ecolodge (ROEL)   One of the great sights at the Rimba is the sighting of an orangutan, usually a solitary male, in the trees overhead the lodge. Hearing the eerie long calls of males is common but sightings occur about once a month. John Nicolas, the pioneer of the company Solar Power Indonesia, took the attached video during a visit to monitor progress on the […]

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RIMBA ORANGUTAN ECOLODGE (ROEL) – current situation

RIMBA ORANGUTAN ECOLODGE (ROEL) – current situation The ROEL was built in 1989 by the local owners using their own design, in preparation for an international great ape conference hosted by the Indonesian Government (GOI). At this meeting, the GOI became committed to the preservation of the orangutan, the key species of the Tanjung Puting National Parl (TPNP). Ecolodges Indonesia purchased the property in 2004 when it was named the Rimba Orangutan Lodge. The property […]

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OUR NEXT PHASE 3 PROGRAM WITH WORLD RELIEF AUSTRALIA

OUR NEXT PHASE 3 PROGRAM WITH WORLD RELIEF AUSTRALIA We are excited, as we introduce our next Phase 3 program No 3.2. see link https://www.wra.org.au/2018conserveourworld We have negotiated with World Relief Australia (WRA) to enable donors who wish to support the Indonesia Conservation Foundation – Our World (ICFOW) obtain tax relief in Australia. We also, have negotiated with a dynamic veterinary company Vet Love to invest in reforestation and tree protection in the Tanjung Puting […]

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CHRISTMAS SOCIAL MEDIA CONSERVATION FOUNDATION NEWS

CHRISTMAS SOCIAL MEDIA CONSERVATION FOUNDATION NEWS We wish you all a Happy Festive Season and Blessed Christmas. With celebrations in mind we decided to show you some of the delicious food made at Kelimutu Crater Lakes Ecolodge, Mbeliling Mountain Ecolodge, Satwa Sumatra Ecolodge, and Rimba Orangutan Ecolodge from local produce, grown with the help of loans or grants from the Indonesia Conservation Foundation. At the moment, due to Covid19, there are only local guests at […]

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ABOUT OUR TOUR PRIMATES

ABOUT OUR TOUR PRIMATES One group of animals where Ecolodges Indonesia excels is the primates. This is especially the case at our Rimba Orangutan Ecolodge, situated on the edge of the Tanjung Puting National Park in Kalimantan Borneo, where up to eight species can be seen on a visit. However, important species also can be found in the Way Kambas national park, when based at the Satwa Sumatra Ecolodge.  Dry area sub species of the […]

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