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

22nd Orangutan Release from BOS Samboja Lestari: Meet the Candidates!

The Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation and the East Kalimantan Natural Resources Conservation Agency (BKSDA) are conducting a fifth release for 2019 in the Kehje Sewen Forest, East Kutai Regency, East Kalimantan. Four orangutans will be released this time, bringing the total number of rehabilitated orangutans released in the forest to 115 individuals. 1 October...

BORNEO IS BURNING! The Orangutans Need Your Help!

FIRES ARE WREAKING HAVOC ALL ACROSS BORNEO! AND THE ORANGUTANS DON'T HAVE THE LUXURY OF LEAVING!   Palm oil companies 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. BOS Nyaru Menteng and IAR Ketapang are enveloped in smoke and haze,...

BOSF Orangutan Releases: Manisha Makes a Marvelous Mother!

Text by: Melki Deus Purba, PRM Coordinator in Totat Jalu Camp, Bukit Batikap Protection Forest September 30, 2019 — Since 2012, numerous births have been recorded among released orangutans in the Bukit Batikap Protection Forest, one of the release sites we utilize to accommodate rehabilitated orangutans, in the Murung Raya Regency of Central Kalimantan. In...