A FUTURE FOR ORANGUTANS, FORESTS & PEOPLE

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SAVING ORANGUTANS BY PROTECTING THEIR TROPICAL FOREST HABITAT, WORKING WITH LOCAL COMMUNITIES AND PROMOTING RESEARCH AND EDUCATION.

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Orangutans

Hundreds of rescued orangutans have been released into the protected Lamandau Wildlife Reserve, Indonesian Borneo.

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forests

Orangutan Foundation actively conserving over a million acres of orangutan habitat with guard posts and ongoing monitoring.

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pEOPLE

We work closely with local partners to support educational and sustainable livelihood projects to increase household incomes.

“I have seen first-hand what wonderful work the Foundation is doing, and I am sure that the situation today is better than it would have been without it.”
— Sir David Attenborough
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Threats

All species of orangutans are critically endangered due to the loss, degradation, and fragmentation of their forest habitat.

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Take action

With your help we can make an even greater difference to the conservation of the critically endangered orangutan.

Achievements

  Guard post, Lamandau Wildlife Reserve

Guard post, Lamandau Wildlife Reserve

Over 551,000 acres of orangutan habitat protected and monitored in Tanjung Puting National Park and Lamandau Wildlife, Central Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo.

  Critically endangered Bornean orangutan

Critically endangered Bornean orangutan

With more 275 orangutans returned to the wild and 75 recorded birth, a new orangutan population has been established in the Lamandau Wildlife Reserve, Central Kalimantan.

  Forest Restoration Nursery, Lamandau Wildlife Reserve

Forest Restoration Nursery, Lamandau Wildlife Reserve

Since 2015, 60,000 saplings have been nurtured and planted out to restore degraded areas of orangutan habitat in the Lamandau Wildlife Reserve.