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 …

Supporting General Operations of WRC Jogja Wildlife Sanctuary

The Orangutan Conservancy is happy to announce the funding of the Wildlife Rescue Centre Jogja – Yayasan Konservasi Alam Yogyakarta (WRC Jogja).  WRC Jogja is a small, non-profit, and non-government organization that is dedicated to wildlife conservation and rehabilitation in Indonesia. They have been rescuing injured, orphaned, and illegally traded wildlife since 2003. To date, WRC Jogja has taken in …

Wild Adoption Maintenance

Hello everyone, Our Wild Orangutan Adoption Program will be currently unavailable for the time being for maintenance. Our team has been very busy planning an exciting new revamp of our Wild Orangutan Adoption. You can look forward to a brand new virtual adoption experience with all-new OC adoptee goodies very soon! Thank you all for your continued support, and check …

OC President on the Open Rivers Navigation Podcast

Hello Everyone, Our very own OC President, Dr. Raffaella Commitante, was recently the first guest on the wonderful new podcast “Open Rivers Navigator”!  In the episode, host Shefali Mehta discusses with our president her life story. Mehta dives deep into Dr. Commitante’s journey through science and primates, and her passion for orangutans and conservation.        In this podcast, Dr. Commitante highlights …