Help us give FREEDOM to stolen orangutans!

We’ve launched a new Sumatran Rescue Alliance to support the immediate repatriation of orangutans confiscated from the global wildlife trade! But we must now work fast to establish a new Sumatran rescue centre, so every confiscated orangutan regains their right to freedom in the wild!

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We need people like you to help us achieve our goals.
Join us by adopting, donating and campaigning for action.

  • Adopt an Orangutan

    Each adoption helps our orangutans learn how to care for themselves and hopefully survive in the wild. For as little as $12 a month, ... Read more

  • Donate

    Donate to give orangutans in Sumatra and Borneo the best chance of survival against the threat of extinction. Support our work including critical habitat protection, orangutan care centres and rehabilitation and release programs. Read more

  • Protect the Bukit Tigapuluh Ecosystem

    Within your protected rainforest, some of the very last populations of Sumatran tigers, elephants and orangutans will continue to roam and breed in safety, just as they had done for ... Read more

How we are saving the orangutan

We lead and sponsor projects on the ground that help protect orangutans and their forest homes.

  • Frankfurt Zoological Society : Bukit Tigapuluh Ecosystem

    The Orangutan Project has partnered with FZS and provided vital financial support to the Bukit Tigapuluh (BTP) Landscape Conservation Program since 2008. What began as a small orangutan release program, has now grown into a large-scale conservation program that includes conservation of Critically Endangered ...

  • Centre for Orangutan Protection

    The Centre for Orangutan Protection (COP) is a direct-action group of Indonesian people who campaign to bring an urgent end to the destruction of Indonesian rainforest and the killing of orangutans. COP operates numerous teams in the field to run its programs. These teams ...

  • Borneo Nature Foundation

    Borneo Nature Foundation (BNF) works to protect some of the most important areas of tropical rainforest and to safeguard the wildlife, environment and indigenous culture in Borneo.


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Your gift will support wildlife patrols protecting Tapanuli orangutans

All orangutans are critically endangered but the threats facing the recently discovered Tapanuli orangutan species go beyond words. With only ...


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