camera traps

Camera traps give rare glimpse of life in the wild

Some of the early images from a new research project give an unique insight into life in the rainforest. The hope is that the data will provide new knowledge about orangutans and how they cope with life in the wild after being released. A pilot study is looking into how […]

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Here are our efforts against COVID-19

Save the Orangutan, together with our Indonesian partner BOS Foundation, has launched two new initiatives to stop the spread of COVID-19. One effort will keep the infection away from the Nyaru Menteng Rehabilitation Centre, another will protect the wild orangutans and indigenous peoples of the rainforest. In Denmark, society is […]

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The fire season has begun: State of emergency declared

More than 700 fires have been identified in one of the Indonesian provinces where Save the Orangutan runs several projects. The air pollution may worsen the corona crisis in Indonesia. The Indonesian province of Central Kalimantan, where Save the Orangutan runs several projects, has now declared state of emergency after […]

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News about Alba the albino orangutan

The Post Release Monitoring (PRM) team came across a very special orangutan last week: Alba, the only known albino orangutan, who was released in December 2018. In April 2017 something historic happened. A very special orangutan was saved from a life as an illegal pet in a village in Central […]

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