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The Orangutan Conservancy (OC) is dedicated to the protection of orangutans in their natural habitat through wild research, capacity building, education and public awareness programs, and by supporting numerous on-the-ground efforts to save Southeast Asia’s only great ape.

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SOC Quarantine Enclosure Update

We are happy to update you that our friends at Sintang Orangutan Center have progressed through the construction of their new isolation/quarantine enclosure…

SOC Quarantine Enclosure Update

We are happy to update you that our friends at Sintang Orangutan Center have progressed through the construction of their new isolation/quarantine enclosure…

COVID-19 Emergency Funding Now Available

The Orangutan Conservancy has opened an abbreviated version of our funding application to help with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Any organization or individual that falls under our normal eligibility guidelines, are welcome to apply for funding. The purpose of this funding is to assist with the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our goal in creating this streamlined …

COVID-19 Emergency Funding Now Available

The Orangutan Conservancy has opened an abbreviated version of our funding application to help with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Any organization or individual that falls under our normal eligibility guidelines, are welcome to apply for funding. The purpose of this funding is to assist with the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our goal in creating this streamlined …

Advancing Research on Palm Oil Sustainability and Orangutan Conservation with HUTAN

The Orangutan Conservancy is proud to announce the funding of HUTAN. Over the last 20 years, the HUTAN research teams have been working with wild orangutans throughout the Kinabatangan landscapes. “…conserve threatened habitats and wildlife species in Sabah and to promote the sustainable management of natural ecosystems by empowering local communities and developing mutually beneficial stakeholder partnerships” – HUTAN’s Mission …

Advancing Research on Palm Oil Sustainability and Orangutan Conservation with HUTAN

The Orangutan Conservancy is proud to announce the funding of HUTAN. Over the last 20 years, the HUTAN research teams have been working with wild orangutans throughout the Kinabatangan landscapes. “…conserve threatened habitats and wildlife species in Sabah and to promote the sustainable management of natural ecosystems by empowering local communities and developing mutually beneficial stakeholder partnerships” – HUTAN’s Mission …

55000 Orangutan Population
9154000 Hectares of Forest Loss
3000 Orangutans Killed/Year
25 Years Until Extinction

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SOC Quarantine Enclosure Update

We are happy to update you that our friends at Sintang Orangutan Center have progressed through the construction of their new isolation/quarantine enclosure…

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Orang-Hutan

The word orangutan comes from the Malay words “Orang” (meaning: person) and “Hutan” (meaning: of the forest). The word Orangutan translates to “person of the forest.”

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