Save the date and join in the Celebration Tour...

A Celebration of 3 years of Orangutans releases.  167 free and 600 more to go.

Dr Jamartin Sihite, CEO of BOS Indonesia (pictured) and Jacqueline Sunderland-Groves, Senior Programme Manager, share their joyous stories and footage of new freedoms and discuss their upcoming challenges.

Tour Dates:
BRISBANE: 7pm Monday 27th April
MELBOURNE: 7pm Wednesday 29th April
SYDNEY: 7pm Thursday 30th April

TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE or call 02 9011 5455

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Orangutans are endangered and at risk of extinction. Habitat destruction mean hundreds of orangutans need to be cared for every year. You can help by adopting one. Their dedicated ‘nannies’, teach them everything they need to know for when it’s time to release them back to the wild.


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Recent News

Challenges of orangutan release

26 March 2015

In 2007, the President of the Republic of Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, launched a national program called “Orangutan Indonesia: Conservation Strategies and Action Plan”. This program was designed by orangutan experts and outlined a series of actions and strategies needed to protect orangutans in Sumatra and Kalimantan over a 10 year period, circa 2010 to 2017.
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Journey to freedom

5 March 2015
The BOS Foundation released five orangutans in the Bukit Batikap Conservation Forest, Central Kalimantan, this February. Read Article »

It's Summer Ginge '15 time

GINGERary and Summer Ginge '15 is back on 27th February! Its organiser, R.A.N.G.A. (Red and Nearly Ginger Association) exists to represent the interests of ginger primates everywhere and over the years has raised money for one particularly special group, the orangutans. Read Article »

Updates from Nyaru Menteng

20 February 2015
Reintroduction program update from Nyaru Menteng.
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Saving Meryl

13 February 2015
This is a story about BOS vet Meryl meeting Meryl the orangutan, the first Nyaru Menteng rescue of the year.
Read Article »

An interview with Lone Drøscher Nielsen and excerpts from her talks in Australia March 2014.

A message from Lone to her Australian supporters:
"Thank you all in Australia for your dedication and zest for the cause and also for your wonderfully executed fundraising tour. It was a pleasure meeting you all and I hope we might be able to repeat this again sometime."

If you missed Lone's 2014 BOS Australia lecture tour, further media interview podcasts and video links can be found here.

For updates on the latest releases you can follow the Central Kalimantan Release Blog and the East Kalimantan Release Blog . These are updated regularly directly from Indonesia and the team on the ground.

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