orangutans

[PRESS RELEASE] BOS Foundation and Central Kalimantan BKSDA Release 12 More Orangutans to BBBRNP

Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation, in cooperation with the Central Kalimantan BKSDA, will release another 12 orangutans from the Central Kalimantan Orangutan Reintroduction Center in Nyaru Menteng to the Bukit Baka Bukit Raya National Park (BBBRNP) in Katingan Regency. This will be the sixth release into the national park, and the 18th release by the BOS Foundation in Central Kalimantan since 2012. Read more

BOS Foundation, Central Kalimantan BKSDA, Bukit Baka Bukit Raya National Park (TNBBBR) Agency Release 12 More Orangutans to TNBBBR in Central Kalimantan

 

In keeping with the #OrangutanFreedom campaign goal of releasing 100 orangutans to conservation forests this year, the BOS Foundation (BOSF), Central Kalimantan BKSDA, and the Bukit Baka Bukit Raya National Park (TNBBBR) Agency have again worked together to release rehabilitated orangutans from Nyaru Menteng.

Twelve orangutans from Nyaru Menteng were released to the TNBBBR in Central Kalimantan in the 18th orangutan release by BOSF Nyaru Menteng. This event takes the total number of rehabilitated orangutans released from Nyaru Menteng to 30 so far this year. Read more

New House for Our Orphaned Babies

Last Friday was a special day for our orangutan babies at the Samboja Lestari Rehabilitation Center – they moved to their newly completed baby house! Davina Ames, George, and Bagus had to live in Samboja Lestari’sclinic for nearly eight months while a new baby house was built to replace the old rundown one. During their […]

Justin and Reckie Adapt Well to Forest Life

It was 5 a.m., and the PRM team should have already left on its mission that day to locate orangutans in their nests. However, it was still raining from the night before, and knowing that orangutans do not rise and start the day in wet weather, the team waited until 7 a.m. before heading out in […]

[PRESS RELEASE] BOS Foundation Receives World Branding Award

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 a Remarkable Mother to Riwut

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.