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...

IAR Rickina

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...

SOCP Megaloman

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 Samboja Lestari - 23rd Orangutan Release: Meet the Candidates!

Text by BOSF Communications Team November 12, 2019 — The Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation and the East Kalimantan Natural Resources Conservation Agency (BKSDA) are conducting a sixth release for 2019 in the Kehje Sewen Forest, East Kutai Regency, East Kalimantan. Three orangutans will be released this time, bringing the total number of rehabilitated orangutans...

BOSF Orangutan Releases: Hamzah on a Mission

October 30, 2019 — After three full months of balancing orangutan release-related activities with ongoing orangutan behavioural monitoring, our Post-Release Monitoring (PRM) team from Lesik Camp, in the northern part of the Kehje Sewen Forest, has finally resumed their typical daily routine, including orangutan patrols. Differing from nest-to-nest observations, which are conducted from dawn...

BOSF Orangutan Releases: Garu the Guardian

Text by: Melki Deus Purba, PRM Coordinator in Totat Jalu Camp, Bukit Batikap Protection Forest October 30, 2019 — “Stop over there, bro,” I directed Otong, our boat driver and member of the Post-Release Monitoring (PRM) team in the Bukit Batikap Protection Forest, Central Kalimantan. We were trying to make our way to the river...