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...

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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...

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 Orangutan Releases: Justin Makes a Move on Anna Friel

Text by: PRM team in Nles Mamse Camp, Kehje Sewen Forest August 22, 2019 — Our Post-Release Monitoring (PRM) team from Nles Mamse Camp is currently conducting nest-to-nest observations on the four orangutans we released to the Kehje Sewen Forest in July. During recent encounters with the four – Mori, Anna Friel, Elder, and...

BOS Orangutan Releases: Elder and Her Obsession

Text by: PRM team in Kehje Sewen Forest August 22, 2019 — With 97% of the same DNA as humans, it is no surprise that orangutans often display specific traits or develop unique characteristics not unlike their human relatives. Members of our Post-Release Monitoring (PRM) team in the Kehje Sewen Forest frequently recognise similar...

Emergency Fire Fund — BORNEO IS BURNING!

Photo © 2019 BOSF Indrayana It's fire season again and Borneo is burning. Palm oil companies, farmers and small land holders are setting fires that are burning out of control. Many of the fires are perilously close to the orangutan rescue centers and research areas. BOS Nyaru Menteng is enveloped in smoke and haze, creating hazardous conditions...