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

2014-09-02

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

Palm oil, a worldwide market success with fatal outcomes

The biggest threat to the orangutan is the palm oil industry. The home of the orangutan, the rainforest, is being cut down to make room for plantations that can provide cheap vegetable oil to the rest of the world. Save the Orangutan is working to ensure a sustainable and nature-friendly development of an industry that is here to stay. 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...