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Learn about the many different ways you can help the Orangutan Foundation International (OFI) with its mission to help orangutans and tropical forests.

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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,

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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.

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“Born to be Wild” screening at NY Wildlife Conservation Film Festival



IMAX/AMC Theater 234 West 42nd Street.

Event Time

October 15, 2014 6:30pm

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For me, nature and writing are intertwined. I believe strongly in conserving our natural environment; it inspires me to reflect and write about it. As the Communications Officer I will be responsible for collecting news within OFI’s Orangutan Care Center and writing it up for the website. Luckily, collecting the news is a hands-on job […]


Inspiration can come from anywhere, anytime, from any strange and wonderful event, at the most absurd and unexpected moment. It will burn brightly for a short while but eventually fade to an ember smoldering on a back burner. But every now and again, a spark of inspiration can take a hold of you from the […]


“Ada orangutan di hutan Pak Kukuh?” Are there orangutans in your forest? I ask. “Ada. Anda mau lihat sarang orangutan?” There are. Would you like to see orangutan nests? Pak Kukuh answers. I nod vigorously. “Tentu saja!” We climb back onto the motorbikes and drive along muddy dirt roads towards a swampy area of lowland […]


The name “Mister Bernie” fits this tiny orangutan perfectly. He is an old soul with a thoughtful gaze and a soft way about him . When out in the jungle learning forest skills, “Mr Bernie” plays and climbs and has a great time. He is strong enough to climb trees, unlike some of his nursery […]


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