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Food is the Alpa and Omega in the rainforest

Aside from managing reintroductions to the rainforest and monitoring rehabilitated orangutans in the Kehje Sewen forest, BOS Foundation also conducts regular surveys of plants, fruits, and food trees. The surveys are conducted to evaluate whether the rainforest areas can sustain its wildlife, including its orangutans. The surveys are critical to […]

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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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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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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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Sustainable palm oil without deforestation!

RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil) is a worldwide multi-stakeholder initiative focusing on certification and promotion of sustainably produced palm oil. In November of 2018, an RSPO conference (RT16) was held in Sabah, Malaysia. Save the Orangutan participated in the conference to actively promote increased protection of the critically endangered […]

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Visiting Borneo

Save the Orangutan visited the Nyaru Menteng rehabilitation centre in Borneo in connection with our annual meeting with our Indonesian partner BOS Foundation and our international BOS-partners. At Nyaru Menteng, our supporters’ donations help make a difference for the 385 orphaned and displaced orangutans in their care. We attended this […]

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X-ray machine purchased and in use at Nyaru Menteng

Save the Orangutan and the UK organisation OVAID (Orangutan Veterinary AID) have raised funds and ensured a new X-ray machine for the veterinary clinic at BOS Foundation’s Nyaru Menteng rehabilitation centre. The X-ray machine will help the veterinarians at Nyaru Menteng diagnose injured orangutans quicker and more precisely. New equipment […]

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New sanctuary for un-releasable orangutans

Today, the first steps were taken towards establishing new and permanent sanctuaries for the orangutans at Nyaru Menteng that cannot be released. The aim of rehabilitating orangutans is to reintroduce them to the rainforest. However, some of the orangutans at the rehabilitation centres will never be able to be released. […]

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Sifa: Life of a released orangutan

6 years ago, Sifa was one of the first orangutans to be released into Bukit Batikap Protection Forest by BOS Foundation. As is the case with all releases, the orangutans are monitored closely after their release and their release site has been carefully selected. Naturally, the orangutans can move around […]

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New project will indirectly protect the orangutans

In September of 2018, Save the Orangutan initiated a new pilot project in the Mawas area in Borneo around the village of Timpah. The aim of the project is to create ‘best practice’ and inspiration with regards to sustainable manufacture of rubber in an agroforestry system by involving of indigenous […]

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