To celebrate International Orangutan Day on 19th August, our team in Indonesia held activities alongside our Pongo Ranger Community. The activities were in line with our chosen theme of “Being in Harmony with the Environment”. The event also introduced International Animal Rescue’s (IAR) new... read more »
Our team in West Borneo has rescued a tiny baby orangutan found all alone in a palm oil plantation.A team from IAR and members of the Natural Resources Conservation Centre (BKSDA) in West Borneo travelled to an oil palm plantation in Tanjung Pasar Village in Ketapang District where plantation... read more »
We have launched our ‘CODE RED’ campaign for Critically Endangered red apes to mark International Orangutan Day.
We have issued a ‘CODE RED’ alert to draw attention to the plight of the Critically Endangered great apes on 19th August - International Orangutan Day.Our orangutan rehabilitation centre in Ketapang, West Borneo is currently caring for 109 orangutans. The majority of them will one day be released... read more »
Our partners, Refuge For Wildlife, have successfully rescued and rehabilitated another injured howler monkey. Henry was electrocuted when foraging for food.He had spotted a Mango tree and was attempting to climb up it when he accidentally mistook an uninsulated power line for a branch.A jolt of... read more »
In mid-July our team in Indonesia collaborated with the local forestry department (BKSDA West Kalimantan) and the Conservation Task Force at PT Kayung Agro Lestari (PT KAL) on the translocation of two orangutans from Kuala Satong Village in Ketapang District to Gunung Palung National Park (GPNP.)... read more »
On 19 July our team at the Refuge in Nosara, Costa Rica, released three adult howler monkeys who had undergone several months’ rehabilitation. Charlotte and Iggy had both been attacked by dogs and Star had been electrocuted.As all three monkeys were found in heavily populated areas that are... read more »
We recently collaborated with the local Forestry Department (BKSDA) on the release of two orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus) in the protected forest of Mount Tarak, in Ketapang district, West Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo.) The release operation was carried out on Tuesday 10 July.The orangutans were a... read more »