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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Noor, Queen of the Jungle

For many months we had tried to track and observe Noor. This impressive female with a dark face and long hair had proven to be very difficult to locate.  Noor’s personality is like the Queen of Hearts, she often gets upset at observers and will chase them away to keep them out of her wonderland.

August 14, 2017
BOS Foundation, Central Kalimantan BKSDA, Bukit Baka Bukit Raya National Park (TNBBBR) Agency Release 12 More Orangutans to TNBBBR in Central Kalimantan

In keeping with the #OrangutanFreedom campaign goalof releasing 100 orangutans to conservation forests this year, the BOS Foundation (BOSF), Central Kalimantan BKSDA, and the Bukit Baka Bukit Raya National Park (TNBBBR) Agency haveagain worked together to release rehabilitated orangutans from Nyaru Menteng.

August 07, 2017
[PRESS RELEASE] BOS Foundation and Central Kalimantan BKSDA Release 12 More Orangutans to BBBRNP

Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation, in cooperation with the Central Kalimantan BKSDA, will release another 12 orangutans from the Central Kalimantan Orangutan Reintroduction Center in Nyaru Menteng to the Bukit Baka Bukit Raya National Park (BBBRNP) in Katingan Regency. This will be the sixth release into the national park, and the 18th release by the BOS Foundation in Central Kalimantan since 2012.

August 02, 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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