Your donation doubled to keep forests standing & orangutans in the wild

This Giving Tuesday, 27th November, from midday, your donation to Orangutan Foundation will be doubled to keep forests standing and orangutans in the wild. Click here https://secure.thebiggive.org.uk/project/forests4orangutans to have your donation doubled.

The survival of the critically endangered Bornean orangutan depends on having strictly protected forest habitat. With your generous support we are successfully providing this.

 Orangutan Foundation guard post Lamandau Wildlife Reserve

Orangutan Foundation guard post Lamandau Wildlife Reserve

In 2018 alone, our network of guard posts and forest patrols monitoring Tanjung Puting National Park and the Lamandau Willdife Reserve have prevented the loss of thousands of acres of orangutan habitat. 

Our Habitat Protection teams have detected and stopped illegal activities including logging and mining. 

 February 2018: illegal logging within protected area buffer zone

February 2018: illegal logging within protected area buffer zone

 May 2018: Illegal mining detected and stopped.

May 2018: Illegal mining detected and stopped.

Our staff remain on high alert to tackle and extinguish fires, illegally lit to clear land or to hunt.  It is an ongoing struggle but, with your continued support, one we are committed to winning.

 Throughout 2018, fires threatened the wildlife reserve and national park. Orangutan Foundation guard post are equipped with water jet shooter packs, hosing and pumps. and work closely with government organisations to prevent and extinguish fires.

Throughout 2018, fires threatened the wildlife reserve and national park. Orangutan Foundation guard post are equipped with water jet shooter packs, hosing and pumps. and work closely with government organisations to prevent and extinguish fires.

 In the Lamandau Wildlife Reserve there is a permit system for sustainable use of non-timber forest products. Our staff check permits and boats to ensure this system works for orangutans, forests and people.

In the Lamandau Wildlife Reserve there is a permit system for sustainable use of non-timber forest products. Our staff check permits and boats to ensure this system works for orangutans, forests and people.

By donating through the Big Give Christmas Challenge your donation will have twice the impact, helping us to keep forests standing and orangutans in the wild.

https://secure.thebiggive.org.uk/project/forests4orangutans

 Hola and her infant Happy, born January 2018.

Hola and her infant Happy, born January 2018.