The orangutan could disappear forever...

Orangutans are endangered by the destruction of their rainforest.

Support Danish Lone Dröscher Nielsen and her work to save some of our closest relatives

2014-09-26

Peak fire season in the rainforest

Fires are burning right now in Central Kalimantan. The Forest School is shrouded in haze and the smallest orangutans are kept inside. Read more...

2014-09-02

Mothers and children in Bukit Batikap

The monitoring team has good news from the summer in Bukit Batikap. They have monitored a number of discarded mothers with their young ones, which has showed that they master their new life in the wild nature to the fullest. Read more...

2014-09-02

Welcome to Nyaru Menteng, Ruru

In June 2014 Nyaru Menteng got a new little orangutan-inhabitant. Luckily, the little orangutan female has been treated quite well as a house pet and she has a good chance of returning to the wild someday. Read more...

2014-09-02

New land right project

When the people of the rainforest have the legal rights to their own land, they are more inclined to take good care of it. Save the Orangutan has started a new project to ensure that the local people in the Mawas area on Borneo obtain the official rights to the forest in which they live. Read more...

2014-06-30

Lone Dröscher Nielsen knighted by The Danish Royal Court.

Today the 30th of June the Danish wildlife conservationist Lone Dröscher Nielsen was knighted by His Royal Highness The Prince Consort of Denmark. Read more...