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.
Most rainforests in Borneo and Sumatra, home to the orangutan, are distributed on peatlands which are typically low, swampy areas that are seasonally flooded. These rainforests are like no others in the world. Part of their uniqueness lies in their large capacity for storing carbon dioxide which is the primary greenhouse gas responsible for global […]CONTINUE READING
The new sanctuary in Hawaii is now open and Rusti has a mate called Violet! OFI is delighted to announce that all of our efforts to establish a Banyan Tree Home in Hawaii have been fulfilled.CONTINUE READING
2005 was one of the most difficult years in the history of Orangutan Foundation International. But we persevered and survived. Most important of all, we were successful in guarding the integrity of Tanjung Puting National Park which contains one of the most important and largest wild orangutan populations in the world as well as being […]CONTINUE READING
“GIS – Helping Manage Our World” – The ESRI (Environmental Systems Research Institute) International User Conference (UC) is the biggest GIS (Geographic Information System) event of the year and thousands of people gathered to share their ideas, expertise and practical application of GIS in their organizations. OFI has been successfully utilizing GIS since 2003, the […]CONTINUE READING
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