Archive for December, 2018

Rungan river

Rungan River: ‘New land’ for Save the Orangutan

Borneo, Central Kalimantan: Indigenous communities receiving help to protect their forest and the habitat of up to 3000 wild orangutans. Since January of 2018, Save the Orangutan has focused on a new project in the area around Rungan River in the northern part of Central Kalimantan. The project is carried […]

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alba released

Video: Alba’s and Kika’s release

After a long and demanding journey, the team behind Alba’s and Kika’s release reached their destination on the 19th of December. The team arrived at the predetermined location in TNBBBR on the morning of the 19th, and they could open up the transport cage after the two orangutans had had […]

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Highlights from 2018

2018 has been an eventful year. In the following, we will highlight significant results from our efforts in Borneo. Thanks to our many supporters, we have been able to support several new efforts in Borneo to save the critically endangered orangutan. 54 orangutans released in 2018 In 2018, a great […]

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Alba, the world’s only albino orangutan, will be released

On the 18th-19th of December, the world’s only known albino orangutan will be reintroduced to the rainforest in Borneo. Alba is the name of the 6-year-old female orangutan our partner BOS Foundation and the authorities of Indonesian Borneo, Central Kalimantan, rescued from being kept illegally as a pet in the […]

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