Buy Bracelets to Help Save the Orangutans!

This very special bracelet was designed specifically to symbolize the highly intelligent and gentle orangutan. Orangutan meaning “person of the forest” is represented with Green Apatite, a humanitarian stone associated with animal conservation. It is comprised of the mineral phosphate that makes up the teeth and bones of all vertebrate animals. Green Apatite is called “bones of the Earth” and …

Meet Ricko Jaya, an OVAG Veterinarian

Ricko Jaya, one of our OVAG veterinarians has just returned from a course held by The Zoological Society of London (ZSL), The Wildlife Institute of India (WII) and The University of Edinburgh which was held in India. The course was designed to enhance and develop skills in human, livestock, wildlife conflict management, translocation techniques, disease outbreak investigation, and forensic investigation and …

Orangutan Conservancy’s OVAG Workshop

Collectively, the veterinarians and healthcare staff at rehabilitation centers in Borneo and Sumatra care for the largest captive population of orangutans in the world. Yet they face nearly impossible odds, and often find themselves short of medicine, equipment, money, space, support staff and time. But those same dedicated men and women do not lack for skill. Or commitment. And this is …