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Rescued and Released Orangutan Adoption Program – SOC x OC

The Orangutan Conservancy is proud to announce our partnership with our friends over at Sintang Orangutan Center to create the brand new Rescued & Released Wild Orangutan Adoption program! Similar to our Wild Adoption Program in partnership with OKP, proceeds from R&R Adoption program will go towards Sintang Orangutan Center, where they rescue, rehabilitate, and release orangutans to the Betung …

OC Welcomes a New Board Member!

The Orangutan Conservancy is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Meredith Bastian to our board of directors. We are thrilled to be welcoming her to the table as she brings along valuable knowledge from her over 20 years of experience in the academic and conservation communities.  Bastian received her Ph.D. in Biological Anthropology and Anatomy with a minor in …

Indonesian Pitcher Plants

Featured Image: Nepenthes ‘Diana’. Hybrid of ventricosa x sibuyanensis & red ampullaria (endemic to the Philippines and Borneo). As we discuss on our Rainforest Biodiversity Page, Sumatra and Borneo’s rainforests are known to house some of the greatest diversity of carnivorous tropical pitcher plants, also known as Nepenthes. Nepenthes can be divided into two groups: highland and lowland pitcher plants. …