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] BOS Foundation Receives World Branding Award

Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation receives another global recognition for their dedication and commitment to saving Bornean orangutans and their habitat. In an event held in the Throne Room of the Hofburg Palace,Vienna, the official office and residence of the President of Austria, Dr. Jamartin Sihite, CEO and Jacqueline Sunderland-Groves, Deputy CEO of BOS Foundation proudly received the Animalis Edition of the World Branding Award. 

June 22, 2017
Cindy a Remarkable Mother to Riwut

Cindy and Riwut, a mother-infant pair, have been living in Central Kalimantan’s Bukit Batikap Conservation Forest for almost four years now. I recently accompanied a monitoring team into the forest, where we were lucky to find Cindy and Riwut looking healthy as they went about their daily activities high up in the trees.

June 21, 2017
Update on Long and Arief

Long and Arief looked to be in perfect condition, and ate a healthy amount of forest food. Long was seen patiently teaching Arief how to forage and move through the trees, fulfilling her motherly duty of arming him withthe life skills he needs to survive in the wild.

June 20, 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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