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 …

OC awards funding to the Sintang Orangutan Center

The Sintang Orangutan Center is a rescue and rehabilitation center located in Sintang, West Kalimantan, Indonesia. They service all areas of West Kalimantan and currently have 38 individuals in their care. In recent years (2017-2019) SOC has released 5 individual orangutans to the Betung Kerihun National Park Forest in Putusibau, Kapuas Hulu. The Sintang Orangutan center intends to use the …