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Centre for Orangutan Protection (COP) Update

Orangutan Appeal UK begun supporting The Centre for Orangutan Protection (COP) when it was founded in 2007. COP is an Indonesian organisation which campaigns against activities which threaten orangutans. They also rescue orangutans which are in danger or being kept illegally as pets.

The Orangutan Appeal UK is a registered charity based in the south of England, dedicated to the rehabilitation and preservation of orangutans and the conservation of their habitat.

The Appeal strives to protect remaining wild populations of orangutans by providing support and funding for projects across Malaysian and Indonesian Borneo; and by raising awareness of the plight of this great ape across the globe. The Appeal is also authorised to work on behalf of the famous Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre!

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Centre for Orangutan Protection (COP) Update

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Orangutan Appeal UK begun supporting The Centre for Orangutan Protection (COP) when it was founded in 2007. COP is an Indonesian organisation which campaigns against activities which threaten orangutans. They also rescue orangutans which are in danger or being kept illegally as pets.

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Renewed Plea for funds to Feed Orphaned Elephants

Bornean Elephant Being Fed By Carer At Sepilok

Sabah Wildlife Department has been overwhelmed with young orphaned elephants needing their care and funds for their milk are sadly running low again.

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Education Project 2017

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Our new educational programme aims to raise awareness about the plight of the orangutans and inspire younger generations about wildlife conservation. Are you a teacher in the UK? If so, could you help us by completing our survey?

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Student Grant Project 2016

Camera Trap Image Of Orangutan

Research Project Update: A camera trap study on the difference in orangutan occurrence in highly fragmented landscapes

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Habitat Protection & Reforestation Project Update

Mother & baby in a plantation

A local initiative hoping to restore the orangutans' rainforest home

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