Environmental education in Germany

Presentation for adults

Our 45-minute presentations give information on the life of great apes and how they are endangered. We focus on destruction of the rainforest for palm oil plantations, present current research findings and discuss prospects for sustainability …

Vortraege durch Orang Utans in Not e.V.

Kindergarden projects

We take preschool children on an adventure tour around the world. Our orangutan hand puppet Ginting helps them discover the great apes and their natural habitats. We also discuss endangerment of the great apes. Zoo excursions allow the young adventurers to apply their newly-acquired knowledge.

Project days and project weeks at school

Under the title Rainforest for breakfast?! we offer school children a day or a week program on how our consumer choices contribute to the destruction of the habitat of the great apes. Besides basic information on chimpanzees, gorillas, bonobos, and chimpanzees, palm oil is a central topic here. Teaching materials (in German)

Projects from the association OrangUtans in peril e.V.

Orangutan overseas box

This box offers teachers and educators materials on orangutans and the tropical rainforests of Borneo and Sumatra. The content includes our orangutan hand puppet Ginting, books, DVDs, drawing samples and much more.

Orangutan overseas box

Teaching materials

Free download of teaching materials on the great apes, rainforests and related research:

Teaching materials (in German)

Information stands

Information stands make our organization more visible to the public, giving information about our work and explaining the endangerment of orangutans and the loss of their habitat.

Information stand association Orangutan in peril e.V.


Ingeborg Lambert
Email: umweltbildung (at) ouin.de
Phone: +49 341 3550-760

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