Welcome to the website of Friends of the Orangutans, Malaysia’s only local, activist type orangutan group

> Latest News

Mardia looking healthier!

| |

Mardia and her daughter Icha are two Bornean orangutans at the Melaka Zoo in Malaysia. Early last year Friends of the Orangutans provided assistance to this zoo to help them reduce the weight... READ MORE

Shangri-La Protest Outside Malaysian Embassy in Jakarta

| |

On Tuesday, 12th January, Indonesian NGO Scorpion Wildlife Trade Monitoring Group and their supporters protested against Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa exploitation of orangutans, outside the Malaysian embassy in Jakarta! More photos... READ MORE

Orangutan Caring Week with FOTO

| |

Friends of the Orangutans (Malaysia) is excited to announce our next event on November 14th and 15th 2015 in Kuala Lumpur. After the success encountered during the Orangutan International Day on last August... READ MORE

Updates on Kinabatangan

| |

Since last July and after 3 months FOTO is still pushing companies for a commitment not to purchase crude palm oil (CPO) from the Kinabatangan areas highlighted by Abram et al 2014 scientific... READ MORE

1,000th student reached out!

| |

Over 1,000 students reached by FOTO’s awareness program since June! FOTO is proud to announce that since June this year and the start of FOTO’s new awareness program in schools in and around... READ MORE