MECU 7 Adds New Activities and Expands to New Village
7 March 2017 - Medan, Sumatra. Under the status of a legalized NGO, Yayasan Peduli Orangutan Indonesia (YPOI) or Orangutan Caring Foundation of Indonesia, continues to expand the scope of the Mobile Education and Conservation Unit (MECU) in its 7th year by adding a new village and new activities to the program. OURF President Gary Shapiro was able to visit the field locations, including the new village of Kuta Gadja, for the MECU 7 programs during his site visit in early March.
- January 1, 2017 - Orphaned Orangutan, Lana, finds his Freedom in the Forests of East Kalimantan
- September 30, 2016 - Third Annual Pongo Environmental Awards and Benefit a Success
- August 25, 2016 - The Orangutan Project and Orang Utan Republik Foundation Unite!
- August 17, 2016 - International Orangutan Day - August 19th Each Year
- July 11, 2016 - Bornean orangutan declared ‘critically endangered’ as forests shrink
- May 3, 2016 - Unique Orangutan Scholarship Program Reaches Major Milestone
- February 29, 2016 - ‘Cocktail’ orang-utans leave researchers shaken and stirred
- January 17, 2016 - 2016- OURF Providing an Avenue for Further Involvement in Saving Orangutans
- November 2, 2015 - Orangutan Caring Week – 8-15 November 2015
- July 26, 2015 - 2nd Annual Pongo Environmental Awards and Fundraiser