April 2015 Dear Friend of OFI, Today is a turning point for the rainforests of Borneo. If we do not step in to save them now, they will be gone forever. We urgently need your help! Not only are trees being cut down, at the horrifying rate of thousands every minute, but also the fires… Continue reading Emergency Appeal: Seed & Sapling Collection
InfiniteEARTH has pledged to match up to $100,000 in donations to OFI over the next six months. OFI has been working beside The Rimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve, an InfiniteEARTH Project in Borneo for the last several years. Now, InfiniteEARTH, the parent company behind Rimba Raya, has generously offered to further assist our field operations. From… Continue reading Announcing InfiniteEARTH’s new Matching Gifts Campaign!
Dr. Galdikas presents at the Segundo Congreso La Bioética y los Animales Mexico City, Mexico – April 20, 2016 Dr. Galdikas, OFI President and Founder, gave a presentation at the Segundo Congreso La Bioética y los Animales (Second Congress of Bioethics and Animals) on her over 40 years’ experience studying the Bornean orangutan. The Congreso… Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: Mexico City, April 2016
Each and every orangutan at the Orangutan Care Center and Quarantine (OCCQ) in Kalimantan has an individual personality that distinguishes them from their peers. Choosing just one orangutan to feature as each month’s “Orangutan of the Month” can often be a taxing endeavor as the OCCQ oranugtans all stand apart and are all unique. But… Continue reading Observe the World with Yosuke
Since its establishment in 1971, Orangutan Foundation International (then termed Orangutan Research and Conservation Program) has cared for vulnerable orphaned orangutans who have been brutally separated from their mothers, along with older injured and displaced orangutans. Without a doubt, the most helpless orangutans at the Orangutan Care Centre and Quarantine (OCCQ) are the newly arrived… Continue reading Orangutan Care Series: The Infants
Orangutan Foundation International (OFI) works tirelessly to rehabilitate and release wild born ex-captive orangutans back into the wild. This process is a long one as orangutan infants in the wild will stay with their mothers for at least the first eight years of their lives. During the rehabilitation process the orangutan orphans who call the… Continue reading OFI Celebrates Its New Mothers