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 and today it is home to around 450 orphaned and displaced orangutans. The center is based just outside the city of Palangka Raya in the Province of Central Kalimantan in Indonesian Borneo, and since its humble beginnings has grown into...

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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...

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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...

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...

Orangutan Information Center (OIC)

  Founded in 2001 by Panut Hadisiswoyo, OIC is active in Aceh and North Sumatra. OIC is ready to rescue orangutans at a moment's notice. Fueled by agricultural expansion, human-orangutan conflict is a growing problem in Sumatra and Borneo. As more vital habitat is converted for farming, orangutans are pushed into plantations in search of food. They...


News

Sumatran Orangutan 'Hope' Rescued with 74 bullets in her body. Now blind, she survived, but her baby didn't.

An Orangutan Named Hope Was Repeatedly Shot With an Air Rifle. She Was Blinded but Survived. Hope the orangutan was recuperating on Sunday after surgery to treat her dozens of air rifle wounds. Credit: Binsar Bakkara/Associated Press March 18, 2019 — The New York Times – An endangered orangutan who rescue workers named Hope was found...

BOS Foundation: Six More Orangutans Return to their Natural Habitat

Text by: BOS Foundation Communication Team March 19, 2019 — The Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation this week has successfully released another six orangutans from the Nyaru Menteng Orangutan Rehabilitation Center to the Bukit Baka Bukit Raya National Park (TNBBBR) in Central Kalimantan. This latest release marks the continuation of the #OrangutanFreedom campaign that began...

BOS Nyaru Menteng: Candidate Profiles for the 28th Orangutan Release

March 11, 2019 Six more lucky orangutans from BOS Nyaru Menteng have been released back into the forest! REHABILITANT Rehabilitant orangutans are those rescued at a young age and/or confiscated from people who have illegally kept them in captivity. These orangutans have limited knowledge and skills required to live independently in the forest, and therefore need...