10 Fast Facts in Honor of Ape-ril

Happy Ape-ril, aka Ape Awareness Month! Wild ape species face a multitude of dangers and destruction, including habitat loss, hunting, and poaching. In honor of Ape-ril, we have compiled 10 of the most interesting ape and orangutan facts! 1. There are two types of lesser apes, and 4 types of non-human great apes. Lesser apes: gibbons (South-East Asia) and siamangs …

Borneo Nature Foundation Boardwalk Update

Images courtesy of Borneo Nature Foundation. Back in 2020, The Orangutan Conservancy funded Borneo Nature Foundation’s (BNF) 1,000-meter boardwalk. This boardwalk is 20cm wide, made of Banaus wood, and allows for access for seedling mobilization, planting, and monitoring by the BNF team. The boardwalk’s construction began in March 2021 at BNF’s site within the Sebangau National Park in Central Kalimantan, …

Ralphs Community Contribution Program

The Orangutan Conservancy is excited to announce our enrollment in the Ralph’s Community Contribution Program, where your everyday grocery shopping can aid in the conservation of orangutans and their rainforest homes. This new community contribution program was created by the Kroger Family of Companies in order to create positive social impact and charitable giving at the national and local levels, …