Did you know there is a new orangutan species discovered in 2017?  Previously, there are only two known species of Orangutans: Bornean and Sumatran. Now, we have a newcomer, Pongo tapanuliensis or Orangutan Tapanuli. Genetically, the Tapanuli Orangutan is not related to the two other orangutan species. They are only found in Batangtoru area, North Sumatra which is approximately the…

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Pada bulan September yang lalu, tim APE Crusader melakukan penelusuran habitat orangutan ke kecamatan Batu Ampar, kabupaten Kutai Timur. Tim menemukan adanya aktivitas satu individu orangutan betina bersama bayinya sedang asik mengupas batang kayu dan memakan kambium di batang kayu tersebut. Saat melanjutkan perjalanan, tim menemukan satu orangutan betina lainnya yang sedang menggendong bayinya yang berjarang kurang lebih satu kilometer…

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Recently there have been numerous videos of orangutans found on the roadside. This isn’t the first time it happened. There have been many similar cases where animals entered residential or residential areas. How did the animals end up there? Is it because the habitat is disturbed? This is not normal. In such circumstances, animal life is usually threatened because its…

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The covid-19 pandemic has disrupted almost all economic activities in business industries. The restriction on human mobility and social contact has affected many production activities, resulting in supply and demand shock. This is a challenge for the industrial sectors, including palm oil plantation. Then, how is the palm oil plantation going during the pandemic? According to Indonesian Palm Oil Producers…

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Covid-19 pandemics has already affected the livelihood of human being. People are forced to adapt with new habits and new life order to stay productive and safe during the pandemic, from physical distancing, handwashing, wearing mask, to mobility and transport restrictions. This lifestyle changes due to covid-19 prevention is called New Normal.However, does orangutans and other wildlife get any life…

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