Learn more about how conservationists are working to save this iconic species, and what you can do to help.

  • Education

    Education is crucial to overcoming the conservation challenges facing orangutans, especially in the long term. It's also a key part of our mission. The programs and projects that we fund ... Read more

  • Ecotourism

    Tourism is one of the world’s fastest-growing industries, and ecotourism is one of its leading sectors. Ecotourism is growing by 10-15% every year (Matthews, 2002). Ecotourism is travel to natural ... Read more

  • Rehabilitation and Reintroduction

    Due to the illegal wildlife trade and the rate of deforestation in Indonesia and Malaysia over the last 40 years, there's been an alarming increase in captive orangutans - in ... Read more

  • Smart Shopping

    The collective power of discerning shoppers can influence manufacturers in favor of using ingredients and materials that are less destructive to the environment, including orangutan habitat. However, choosing products that ... Read more

  • Sustainable Forest Management

    Tropical deforestation is a far-reaching and long-lasting problem in Indonesia. In the past several decades, there has been an effort to reverse its effects (Austin et al., 2018). Read more

  • Reducing Human-Orangutan Conflict

    Almost 80% of the remaining orangutan population live outside of protected conservation areas (Jong, 2017), and they are often separated from each other in the fragmented patches of forest that ... Read more