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  • Two infant orangutans looking into the camera.

    How your adoption could help

    By symbolically adopting an orangutan you not only provide essential support for their care but also actively participate in the preservation of the species future.

  • Group photo at networking event with people crowded around holding a flag of the Orangutan Appeal UK logo.

    Branching Out

    Celebrating the success of our networking event aimed at fostering and strengthening our connections within the orangutan conservation community in Sabah.

  • Students standing with bags of rubbish collected next to orangutan mascot.

    Pongo Goes to School

    A fun and educational workshop for young children in a rural school, helping to inspire conservation and environmental awareness.

  • Chikita

    Merry Christmas and Thank You

    As 2023 comes to end we reflect on the year and extend heartfelt thanks for your invaluable support in making a difference to orangutan conservation in Borneo.

  • Photo of Hujan the orangutan with graphics of snow and the number 1 over layed on the photo

    Christmas Advent 2023

    Each year in December we post an online advent calendar featuring some of the orangutans at Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre.

  • Orangutan eyes up close.

    COP28 for a sustainable future

    World leaders are gathering to work together on solutions to tackle climate change. Climate action is key to the preservation and protection of all living things on our planet - including the critically endangered orangutan.

  • Orangutan Caring Week Logo

    Orangutan Caring Week 2023

    Today marks the beginning of Orangutan Caring Week which takes place annually to raise awareness for the critically endangered orangutan.Here's our list of ways you can help this year.

  • Plastic being collected from Sandakan beach.

    Plastic pollution

    Orangutans and other species face indirect consequences as plastic pollution disrupts ecosystems and contaminates their habitats.