Monthly Archives: March 2013

Terry Pratchett Facing Extinction – BBC2 9pm 27 March 2013

Please see our press release below about our Trustee’s new film, Terry Pratchett Facing Extinction, showing tonight on BBC2 at 9pm. PRESS RELEASE Terry Pratchett Facing Extinction BBC2 9pm Wednesday 27 March 2013 Terry Pratchett hears the orangutans’ long call Sir Terry Pratchett, fantasy author and Trustee of the Orangutan Foundation, returns to the forests […]

Photos of orangutans’ rescue

Here are the photos of the rescue, of a mother and infant, which we blogged about last month. Now, they are both safely in the Lamandau River Wildlife Reserve.   Please consider a donation (donate here) to support our vital work. Thank you, Orangutan Foundation  

Petition: Save Aceh’s forests – home to orangutans, tigers, rhinos and elephants

  Over 1.2 million hectares of forest in Aceh, in the north of the island of Sumatra, are planned to be used for development (roads, mining, oil palm plantations and logging). These forests are home to orangutans, rhinos, elephants and tigers – critically endangered species. These forests are also vital for our own species’ future. To find […]

Birding in Borneo

This wonderful photo was taken by Arif, the manager of Pondok Ambung Tropical Forest Research Station, which is run by the Orangutan Foundation in cooperation with the head of Tanjung Puting National Park, (Indonesian Borneo). Black Naped Monarch Flycatcher in nest taken at Pondok Ambung The bird in the nest is the Black Naped Monarch Hypothymis […]