Jakarta, June 22, 2017. Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation receives another global recognition for their dedication and commitment to saving Bornean orangutans and their habitat. In an event held in the Throne Room of the Hofburg Palace,Vienna, the official office and residence of the President of Austria, Dr. Jamartin Sihite, CEO and Jacqueline Sunderland-Groves, Deputy […]
Cindy and Riwut, a mother-infant pair, have been living in Central Kalimantan’s Bukit Batikap Conservation Forest for almost four years now. I recently accompanied a monitoring team into the forest, where we were lucky to find Cindy and Riwut looking healthy as they went about their daily activities high up in the trees.
Our PRM team from Camp Nles Mamse, in the southern part of the Kehje Sewen Forest, recently set off in the morning to conduct observations on some of our released orangutans. The team used radio transmitters to pick up signals emitted by the chips implanted in the orangutans, and on that day were able to pick up […]
Nyaru Menteng staff, together with students and teachers from Bina Cita Utama (BCU) School in Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan, celebrated Earth Day 2017 with a fundraising event for orangutans at the BOSFoundation’s Orangutan Reintroduction Center in Nyaru Menteng.
In April 2016, 11-year-old Olbert was released to the Bukit Batikap Conservation Forest in Central Kalimantan, after more than a decade of rehabilitation. Olbert arrived into BOS Foundation’s care when he was still a baby, and under the guidance of our dedicated team was prepared as well as possible over the years for reintroduction back […]
Ung is one of six orangutans released to the Kehje Sewen Forest on April 26. Due to her speed, agility, and wide range, our Post-Release Monitoring team had lost her track after the first three days of monitoring following her release. However, the team persisted in locating her to ensure she is thriving in the forest, and […]
Freedom is a basic right, which we may at times take for granted. But for 30-year-old Romeo, and other orangutans like him, freedom is something not experienced for many years. Our goal of #OrangutanFreedom focuses on changing that to give every orangutan under our care their rightful freedom.
Celebrating World Environment Day which falls on June 5, Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation is forging ahead with our 2017 #OrangutanFreedom campaign, and releases an adult male named Romeo from his enclosure onto a pre-release island located in the BOS Foundation Samboja Lestari East Kalimantan Orangutan Reintroduction Program (Samboja Lestari). If Romeo is able to […]