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Saving the “Thirty Hills” Ecosystem in Sumatra

The Bukit Tigapuluh or “Thirty Hills” ecosystem in Sumatra is home to extraordinary rainforests that offer refuge to orangutans, tigers and elephants. While it’s recognised as a rare treasure for its exceptional diversity of life, Thirty Hills is under enormous threat.

Bukit Tigapuluh National Park, which was established in 1995, covers only 42 percent of the landscape. The remainder of the rainforest is unprotected and attractive to developers keen to expand rubber and palm oil plantations. Given the rapid pace at which Sumatra is losing its ancient rainforests t.. Read More

"Please help give me a second chance"
Let’s change the fortunes of orangutans in desperate need together

Bujing has endured so much in his life. Stolen from his dead mother as an infant, he was sold as a pet for $75 dollars and then kept in horrendous conditions.

We need your help to give Bujing, and other orangutans like him in desperate need, a second chance. Bujing was rescued by the TOP funded Human-Orangutan Conflict Response Team. They travelled in tough conditions for over eight hours to reach Bujing. And thank goodness they made it. The scene w.. Read More

"Save a life and safeguard the orangutan species from extinction"
Adopt an orphan orangutan - who will you choose?

Each adoption helps our orangutans learn how to care for themselves and survive in the wild

Every orphan orangutan cared for by The Orangutan Project has lost its mother due to poaching, or she might have been killed from wandering into an encroaching palm oil or paper plantation. It is heartbreaking for these infant orangutans who have seen their own mother killed and they have been l.. Read More


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