Deforestation & Pandemics

25/07/2020

In a recent article medical & environmental scientists, biologists and conservationists argue for regular global funds to help prevent future pandemics. Not cheap but cost effective when the current pandemic is costing $trillions!

Appeal to think of great apes during pandemic

29/05/2020

Lynn Hempsall one of our staunchest supporters interviewed in The Northern Echo 

OVAID Newsletter

07/05/2020

Our latest newsletter and updates on our strategic planning for the coming months

COVID-19 Threat to Orangutan

07/05/2020

New York Times article quoting Ian Singleton & Jamartin Sihite on the potential threat to orangutan rescue centres posed by COVID-19

SOCP to build extra quarantine facilities

15/04/2020

Ian Singleton describes how SOCP are responding to the COVID-19 threat by constructing new isolation cages

BOSF acts quickly and closes its centres

March 2020

The BOS Foundation have closed both its Nyaru Menteng and Samboja Lestari orangutan rescue centres due to the threat of COVID-19

Advice to stop Eco-tourism in the face of Coronavirus

24/03/2020

Call for a stop to wildlife tourism to protect Great Apes

COVID-19 THREATENS GREAT APES

26/03/2020

Coronavirus pandemic threatens our closest relatives

THAILAND TO REPATRIATE ORANGUTAN

03/02/2020

Following the return of two orangutan last December, the Thai government announces four more  will be repatriated

ORANGUTAN CAN LIVE IN PALM OIL PLANTATIONS

04/02/2020

Respected 'Hutan' orangutan researcher Marc Ancrenaz reports findings showing orangutan living in palm oil plantations and suggests controversial alternative strategies for their survival

January 2020

Arga Kusuma, one of our 2019 Scholarship candidates sends us an update on his work at the BOSF Nyaru Menteng orangutan rescue centre.

December 2019

New research on vocalisation in orangutan

announced by researchers from Exeter University

September 2019

Having vigorously opposed the damn which threatens the survival of the Tapanuli orangutan, why has Pan Eco suddenly done an about turn?

Read and draw your own conclusions!

December 2019

In a joint operation The Centre for Orangutan Protection COP with funding from The Orangutan Project (TOP) have arranged the repatriation of two orangutan from Thailand

November 2019

OVAID visited both Nyaru Menteng and International Animal Rescue centres this month and delivered approximately £45,000 of equipment and medicines.

December 2019

'Bon Bon' the little orangutan which a Russian man tried to smuggle out of Indonesia at last travels from Bali Safari Park to our friends at the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme rescue centre at Batu Mbelin, Medan Sumatra to join the rehabilitation programme and hopefully ultimate release!

June 2019

A balanced article on the current palm oil issue with some sobering facts - current sales of 73.5 million tonnes per year expected to increase to 240 million tonnes by 2050!

Orangutan repatriated from Thailand

New Research

Bon Bon travels to rescue centre for rehabilitation

OVAID donate to IAR

OVAID's Scholarship Vet

Uses His Improved Skills

Palm Oil

NGO Forced To Change Its Stance on Dam

Drones & Thermal- Imaging Spot Orangutan

April 2019

New scientific research involving John Moore's University in Liverpool UK, & NGOs Hutan and WWF enables conservationists to identify orangutan and estimate numbers

Palangkaraya Set To Be The New Jakarta?

April 2019

Indonesia again considers moving its capital city as Jakarta is flooded but what effect will this have on the orangutan population in Sabangau near Palangkaraya City?

Orangutan Rescued From Pet Trade

May 2019

BBC news item showing a young orangutan rescued in Sumatra & explaining the plight of the orangutan and an overview of its situation in Indonesia

Extinct within 10 years?

April 2019

Alan Knight of International Animal Rescue (IAR) expresses concerns that if deforestation continues at its current rate the orangutan could face imminent extinction

The story of Leuser the orangutan and his namesake The Leuser Ecosystem in Sumatra

May 2019

Leuser is an adult male orangutan at the SOCP rescue centre in Sumatra. He was shot 62 times and blinded and can never be released. This is his story and that of the ecosystem where he once lived in Sumatra.

How the World Got Hooked On Palm Oil

February 2019

Excellent factual article in The Guardian explaining the complexities of the palm oil issue

OVAID Digital for IAR

January 2019

OVAID's 2019 fundraising effort is directed at purchasing a complete new state of the art digital x-ray system for the International Animal Rescue orangutan rehabilitaton centre at Ketapang, West Kalimantan

IFAW conservation Award 2018

October 2018

OVAID proudly received the International Federation for Animal Welfare Conservation Award 2018 at a ceremony at The House of Lords, London in October 2018

Animal Star Award 2018

November 2018

OVAID were the recipients of the Animal Star Awards International Rescue Charity of the Year 2018 at a ceremony in Guildford in November 2018

Hugely successful 2018 fundraising effort 

October 2018

OVAID's biggest fundraise ever culminated in the donation of both ultrasound and digital x-ray equipment to BOSF Samboja Lestari and, with a joint effort with Save The Orangutan (STO) in Denmark, a new x-ray generator and complete digital system for BOSF Nyaru Menteng

 Another Fantastic Tour of Borneo completed 

October 2018

Eleven guests joined Sara & Nigel on their eco fundraising tour of Kalimantan in October 2018. Click the button below to see more images and learn about our tours

BOSF announces opening of Badak Kecil island for its orangutan

November 2018

BOSFoundation that OVAID has been working closely with this year and to which the charity donated two digital x-ray systems has announced the commencement of operations to move its unreleasable orangutan from cages onto Badak kecil, a naturally forested island in Cenral Kalimantan. This is seen as an important move in improving the welfare of its unfortunately captive orangutan

                Orangutan Veterinary Aid

                             OVAID

                          Registered Charity No: 1167620

 

Cornwall, United Kingdom  :  07836682964  :   info@ovaid.org

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