Archive for December, 2019

Final release of 2019 – 11 orangutans return home

Closing the year on a high note, Save the Orangutan’s partner BOS Foundation released another 9 rehabilitated orangutans. Furthermore, two wild orangutans have been translocated to safety. The cages were opened one final time in 2019 and 11 orangutans rushed out and eagerly climbed up the nearest trees. This marked […]

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Palm oil in your Christmas sweets:How to choose wisely?

Christmas is right around the corner and so is the time to enjoy all kinds of Christmas sweets. Did you know that half of all products in a regular supermarket contain palm oil? This includes the sweets we often have for Christmas. Palm oil is a vegetable oil extracted from […]

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17 orangutans return to the wild

During the last weeks of the year, one of the biggest efforts in 2019 has been carried out: 17 rehabilitated orangutans have recently been released back to the wild. All orangutans have undergone a long rehabilitation process at the Nyaru Menteng Rehabilitation Centre, where they’ve learned to survive as wild […]

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