OC Sends Emergency Firefighting Funds to Borneo Nature Foundation

URGENT UPDATE! Subject: Borneo is BURNING The Orangutan Conservancy received a request from the Borneo Nature Foundation (BNF) last week for Emergency Firefighting funds (EFF) to fight the intense infernos. The BNF is located in Sebangau National Forest in Central Kalimantan and it has the largest population of protected orangutans in the world. Currently, BNF is sending out local firefighting …

OC Sends Emergency Firefighting Funds to Tuanan Orangutan Research Station

The Tuanan Orangutan Research Station located in the Mawas conservation area in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia has requested emergency firefighting funds. Fires are engulfing the surrounding area south of the study area in Tuanan, which is also a heavily trafficked area by the resident orangutans. There are currently over 3,000 active fire alerts in the Central Kalimantan province, according to Global …

OC: Borneo is Burning…AGAIN

The Orangutan Conservancy recently partnered with The Borneo Nature Foundation to rebuild critical orangutan research infrastructure in Sebangau National Forest. Today, we receive an update from the Development Manager at BNF, Suzanne Turnbock on the fires that are currently threatening one of the largest wild populations of wild orangutans. Wildfires are not a foreign threat in Indonesia, many remember 2015 …

A Visit to Sintang Orangutan Center

Last month, The Orangutan Conservancy announced its partnership with the Sintang Orangutan Center. Our partnership with SOC was created to fund the purchase of new medical equipment for the center. After the OVAG meeting our president, Dr. Rafaella Commitante had the opportunity to visit one of the newest centers called the Sinang Orangutan Center (SOC) in Western Borneo. Sintang is …