ORANGUTAN OUTREACH MISSION STATEMENT

Orangutan Outreach’s mission is to protect orangutans in their native habitat while providing care for orphaned and displaced orangutans until they can be returned to their natural environment. We seek to raise funds and promote public awareness of orangutan conservation issues by collaborating with partner organizations around the world.

BOS Nyaru Menteng

The BOS Nyaru Menteng Orangutan Rescue Center was founded in 1999 by Lone Droscher Nielsen (who is now retired) and is managed by the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation. It is home to around 450 orphaned and displaced orangutans. Nyaru Menteng is located just outside the capital city of Palangka Raya in the Province of Central...

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IAR Ketapang

Dr. Karmele Llano Sanchez and friend.... Orangutan Outreach is enormously pleased to be working with International Animal Rescue (IAR) in West Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo. As Orangutan Outreach continues to grow as an organization we are constantly looking for ways to better help the orangutans. While the Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation continues to do phenomenal work...

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Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP)

Orangutan Outreach is enormously proud to be supporting the conservation efforts of the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP), an organization that has been working to protect the critically endangered Sumatran Orangutan since 2002. Visit the SOCP website to learn more about their phenomenal work. Led by Dr Ian Singleton, SOCP has a proven record for...

Borneo Nature Foundation

We are thrilled to be partnering with Borneo Nature Foundation (BNF). About BNF BNF works to protect some of the most important areas of tropical rainforest, and to safeguard the wildlife, environment and indigenous culture on Borneo, including the peat swamps of Sebangau*, home to the world's largest orangutan population. For 18 years, OuTrop (Orangutan Tropical...

Center for Orangutan Protection (COP)

The Center for Orangutan Protection (COP) is a fully mobilized team of dedicated orangutan activists. Indonesian nationals, they are determined to put an end to orangutan smuggling and poaching. Led by their fearless leader, Hardi Baktiantoro, the COP team travels throughout Borneo confiscating orangutans who being kept as illegal pets and going onto palm oil...


News

BOS Nyaru Menteng: Candidate Profiles for the 34th Orangutan Release

January 15, 2020 — In the first release of the new year three lucky orangutans from BOS Nyaru Menteng are being released back into the forest! Meet the candidates! Good luck everyone! 🙂 1. Chio Chio was rescued in the village of Tumbang Anjir, Kapuas Regency, Central Kalimantan, on 7 September 2006. She arrived at...

BOS Nyaru Menteng: New Year, New Class!

Text by: BOS Foundation Communication Team January 10, 2020 — The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to start something new. This is certainly the case for Uru and Rachel, who have kicked off 2020 by advancing to Forest School Group 4. It’s a new year and a new class! Just as human...

BOS Foundation: In the Final Release of 2019, 11 More Orangutans Return to The Wild

Text by: BOS Foundation Communication Team December 18, 2019 — Closing the year on a high note, the BOS Foundation has released nine more rehabilitated orangutans from the Nyaru Menteng Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, and translocated two wild orangutans, to the forests of Bukit Baka Bukit Raya National Park (TNBBBR) in Katingan District, Central Kalimantan. This...