Learn about the many different ways you can help the Orangutan Foundation International (OFI) with its mission to help orangutans and tropical forests.
OFI is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the conservation of wild orangutans and their rainforest habitat. Founded by Dr. Biruté Mary Galdikas and associates in 1986,Read More
Journey to Borneo and see orangutans in the wild. OFI began its formal tour program in 2004. It was a tremendous success due to Dr. Galdikas’ participation.
You are standing in the midst of destruction. Felled, charred trees litter the smoldering ground below you. The dead leaves crunch under your feet with each cautious step and the heat presses on your skin and fills your lungs. Fires pop up unexpectedly all around you, and a threatened rainforest is behind you. You are […]CONTINUE READING
In the Orangutan Care Center and Quarantine, there is a very pretty little girl called Lia, a determined three year old orangutan toddler with a strong personality and a quick, clever mind. Lia is cuddly, adorable and sweet; she can melt your heart in an instant. Sometimes when walking through the forest out on release, […]CONTINUE READING
It was a busy summer for the three Malayan Sun Bears (Helarctos malayanus) at the Orangutan Care Center and Quarantine(OCCQ). In a quiet corner of the grounds, there was “action” every day for almost two months. This was the result of several dedicated long term volunteers and staff, changing ideas into reality, to make life […]CONTINUE READING
This month was an easy choice for an Orangutan of the Month. I have been spending much time with Bintang over the past few months; he is a character I will always remember. Bintang means star in Indonesian and what a star he is! He is an adult male with a great head of hair […]CONTINUE READING
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