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: Leonie the Late-Riser!

Text by: PRM team in Nles Mamse Camp, Kehje Sewen Forest JANUARY 21, 2019 — Monitoring released orangutans in the forest is by no means an easy task, as they move around quite a lot in their search for abundant food sources. Orangutans spend 70% of their time foraging and feeding throughout the day. Therefore,...

BOS Samboja: Orphaned Baby Klaus Will Soon Enter Forest School

Text by: BOS Foundation Communication Team January 18, 2019 — Baby Klaus was rescued by a joint team from the East Kalimantan Natural Resources Conservation Agency (BKSDA) and BOS Foundation’s Samboja Lestari Orangutan Reintroduction Program staff on 23 May, 2018. At just three years old, he was found stranded alone in Mentoko, East Kalimantan....

BOS Orangutan Releases: Compost Navigates Early Days of Motherhood

Text by: Andrea Knox, PRM team in Totat Jalu Camp, Bukit Batikap Protection Forest January 15, 2019 — Every orangutan birth here in the Bukit Batikap Protection Forest is met with uncontained joy; including that of our newest arrival, who entered this world with a rough start. Back in June, our Post-Release Monitoring (PRM) team celebrated...