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Meet Mawas

The Mawas Conservation Program is one of our working areas in Central Kalimantan. Unlike the Nyaru Menteng Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, it does not address orangutan rehabilitation but concentrates on preserving the population of wild orangutans living... View Article

Hidden treasures

Forests store an abundance of highly valuable resources to humans, many of which are yet to be discovered. On Juq Kehje Swen Island in East Kalimantan, our monitoring team has stumbled across something that has numerous... View Article

Keeping rituals alive

In addition to protecting and preserving Bornean orangutans and their habitat, BOS works closely with local communities to help maintain their cultures and traditions. One example of a traditional ceremony we participate in is the naq lom. It... View Article

Feasting in the forest

In the forest, our Post-Release Monitoring (PRM) team members rely on supplies purchased monthly in Muara Wahau, the nearest town to Camp Nles Mamse, about 70 kilometres away. There, logistical and bulk food supplies, including vegetables... View Article

Long trek with breathtaking views

According to forest researcher Dr Sven Wunder, forest environmental services and conservation areas are generally divided into four categories: carbon sequestration and storage, biodiversity protection, watershed protection, and landscape beauty. In terms of its landscape beauty,... View Article