Once you've unlocked the cage door and lifted a traumatised baby orangutan to freedom, you know that whatever they require from you to heal, become healthy and thrive again, you'll provide. You don't consider 'quick fixes'. You accept there's no single, guaranteed path to rehabilitation and no time frame you ...
Win Gayo is unique but his story is not. Captured when his habitat was razed to the ground, he was eventually rescued and brought to our partner’s rehabilitation centre, where he excelled at jungle school and was soon released.
The 2.6 million hectare Leuser Ecosystem, located in the provinces of Aceh and North Sumatra, in Indonesia, is recognised as one of the world’s foremost irreplaceable protected areas by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature
Illegal encroachers are a massive threat to the future of the orangutan. Please help us stop them before it’s too late.
You donations will go directly to East Kalimantan, where our partner the Centre for Orangutan Protection (COP) are gearing up for more urgent orangutan rescues on the brink of the horrendous fire season.
Before legal protection was granted, this precious rainforest literally had the life sucked out of it. Loggers destroyed thousands of hectares of forest, and cut man-made canals deep into the forest floor to remove the ancient trees. These canals drained what had been moist peat swamps, leaving them dried, degraded ...
All orangutans are critically endangered but the threats facing the recently discovered Tapanuli orangutan species go beyond words. With only 800 remaining in a fragment of forest in North Sumatra, their survival quite literally hangs in the balance.
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