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. Nyare Menteng is located just outside the capital city of Palangka Raya in the Province of Central...

IAR Rickina

IAR Ketapang

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 Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) continues to do phenomenal work rescuing, rehabilitating and releasing orangutans at the...

SOCP Megaloman

Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP)

Orangutan Outreach is enormously proud to be collaborating with 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 delivering measurable results...

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

SOCP Press Release: Three Infant Sumatran Orangutans Confiscated from Smugglers

(All photos © 2019 Ariesta Ketaren SOCP/YEL. Click on the thumbnail to see the full image.) PRESS RELEASE Three infant orangutans confiscated during smuggling attempt arrive safely at the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme’s Orangutan Quarantine and Rehabilitation Centre. From: 1) Balai Besar Konservasi Sumber Daya Alam (KSDA) Sumatera Utara. 2) Yayasan Ekosistem Lestari – Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP). 3)...

Press Release: Orangutan Jungle School to Make US Premiere in August

NEW SERIES FOLLOWING THE EDUCATION OF ORPHANED ORANGUTANS AVAILABLE TO STREAM FRIDAY, AUGUST 2 ON SMITHSONIAN CHANNEL PLUS NEW YORK – June 25, 2019 – Class is now in session as Smithsonian Channel prepares to share the drama, as well as the hijinks, of a group of young endangered orangutans in an emotional new docuseries,...

Release Candidate Profiles for the 18th Orangutan Release from BOS Samboja Lestari

24 June, 2019 — Text by the BOS Foundation Communications Team The BOS Foundation is preparing to release four more orangutans from the Samboja Lestari facility to the Kehje Sewen Release Forest in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. Here are profiles of the lucky release candidates! Good luck, everyone!