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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

"All I want for Christmas is to be free"
You can make a difference to the lives of orphaned orangutans this Christmas

Thousands of orangutans are being displaced and killed every year due to their forest home being destroyed at an alarming rate. The main cause of this habitat destruction is the relentless growth of the palm oil industry as well as the pulp and paper industry, mining and agriculture.

The Orangutan Project is desperately trying to help secure habitat and give rescued orangutans a second chance at freedom. It is a long and expensive road to recovery for young orangutans that are rescued. They are often severely traumatised from witnessing the brutal murder of their mother and can .. Read More

"The challenge: 900kms accross Borneo, $100,000 in raised funds."
Trans Borneo Challenge 2014

10 individuals will embark on a 25 day, 900km, trek through Borneo to raise awareness for and to help protect the orangutan species.

The Trans Borneo Challenge is into its second year in 2014 and is aiming to raise over $100 000 for orangutan conservation projects and awareness for the dwindling species globally. The challenge involves 10 people trekking over 900km across Borneo from East to West for 25 days total. The challe.. Read More

The orangutan's rainforest habitat is disappearing at an unprecedented rate. Like this video? Join our  Facebook page and let us know!

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