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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

Big baby steps

Do you remember our rescued baby orangutans Aiko, Ramangai and Onyer? We have wonderful news: All three completed their quarantine period and are now in the Nursery Group. Here the youngsters learn how to climb trees... View Article

The power of the hornbill

The hornbill is a perfect example of how tight nature and culture are interwoven. The unique bird with its brightly coloured and distinctively shaped bill not only helps to maintain the quality of forest ecosystems; it... View Article

We are hiring!

Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Australia Inc. is searching for a Voluntary Treasurer. The position requires about 5 hours per week. The Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOSF) is a not-for-profit foundation supported by sister organisations around the... View Article