Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation



Meet Alba, the Albino Orangutan Rescued in Kapuas, Central Kalimantan

Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation is deeply grateful for the global support received to find a special name for the albino orangutan we rescued in Central Kalimantan, two weeks ago.

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BOS Foundation in cooperation with Central Kalimantan BKSDA Rescues Albino Orangutan

The BOS Foundation, in cooperation with Central Kalimantan BKSDA, has successfully rescued a 5-year-old female orangutan in Tanggirang village, Kapuas Hulu sub-district, Kapuas Regency, Central Kalimantan.

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Six More Orangutans Get Their Freedom in the Kehje Sewen Forest!

In cooperation with PT. RHOI and the East Kalimantan BKSDA, the BOS Foundation has successfully released six more orangutans to the Kehje Sewen Forest in East Kutai Regency. All six released orangutans had completed a long period of rehabilitation over several years through our Forest School system.

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[PRESS RELEASE] Collaborating with a Corporation, BOS Foundation Establishes an Orangutan Conservation Area in Wahau and Moves 10 Orangutans to Ready Them for Release

Today, BOS Foundation officially commenced activities on a new, 82.84 hectare orangutan pre-release island in Wahau Sub-District, East Kutai Regency, East Kalimantan. The utilisation of the island has been made possible through cooperation between BOS Foundation and PT. Nusaraya Agro Sawit (PT. NAS). During this event, BOS Foundation also moves 10 orangutans from their Orangutan Rehabilitation Center in Samboja Lestari (Samboja Lestari) to the island, with the purpose of preparing them for their release into the forest.

September 05, 2017
BOS Foundation Rescues Another Baby Orangutan

Orphaned orangutans continue to arrive at Nyaru Menteng. Scared and alone, it was evident that his mother had been killed.

August 30, 2017
PRM Team Observes Trio in Kehje Sewen

Our PRM team observes Signe, Bungaran and Bungan in the Kehje Sewen Forest. The trio spent the rest of the day together.

August 26, 2017


We had translocated 11 orangutans who need rescuing urgently

About BOS Foundation

Established in 1991, the Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation is an Indonesian non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of the Bornean orangutan and its habitat, in cooperation with local communities, the Indonesian Ministry of Forestry and international partner organizations.

The BOS Foundation is currently taking care of almost 750 orangutans with the support of 400 highly devoted staff, as well as experts in primatology, biodiversity, ecology, forest rehabilitation, agroforestry, community empowerment, education, and orangutan healthcare.

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BOS Foundation Programs

Nyaru Menteng

Central Kalimantan Orangutan Reintroduction Program at Nyaru Menteng

Samboja Lestari

East Kalimantan Orangutan Reintroduction Program at Samboja Lestari






Earth Day with BCU Students

Nyaru Menteng staff, together with students and teachers from Bina Cita Utama (BCU) School in Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan, celebrated Earth Day 2017

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