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

BOS Orangutan Releases: Janu Gets the Cold Shoulder from Miri

Text by: Vivi Dwi Santi, Nyaru Menteng Veterinarian, TNBBBR Forest September 19, 2018 — Our Post-Release Monitoring (PRM) team was recently conducting a routine patrol in the Bukit Baka Bukit Raya National Park, Central Kalimantan, when a strong signal was detected from Janu, a 9-year-old male released in February 2017. The team followed the signal...

BOS Samboja: All Six Recently-Released Orangutans Adapting Well to Life in Wild

September 19, 2018 — Our Post-Release Monitoring (PRM) team from Camp Nles Mamse in the Kehje Sewen Forest, East Kalimantan, has been busy conducting follow-up observations on six recently-released orangutans. We are delighted to report that all six orangutans – Bieber, Josta, Mads, Menur, Restu, and Riva – have been adapting well to their...

BOS Batikap: Independent Garu Shows Us All How It’s Done!

September 13, 2018 — Growing up can be hard — especially when the time comes to leave home! For most modern-day humans, this means finding a job to financially support oneself, and a new place to live. For orangutans, this means being pushed out of the nest. Literally. By the age of around 8-9 years,...