NatGeo PROOF Blog: Chasing Orangutans

This time it’s Jessica’s turn to tell us about her experiences at Gunung Palung! Jessica is going into 5th grade and has already traveled to Borneo with her family 5 times. In her post on the Nat Geo PROOF blog, Jessica talks about following Walimah, swimming in her favorite swimming hole, and explains how leeches […]



#InYour Palm campaign

Here’s an easy way to help support orangutan conservation that only takes a few seconds! Write #InYourPalm on your hand, snap a photo, and submit to the Rainforest Action Network via this website: Bonus points for creativity! Once you do this, leave us a post on our Facebook so we can publicly acknowledge your […]

Postcards from Borneo: The Boat Trip Upriver

Continuing the National Geographic blog series we first posted about last week, Russell Laman (Dr. Cheryl Knott and husband Tim Laman’s son) has written a blog about the long boat trip he and his family take to reach Cabang Panti, GPOP’s research station in the heart of Gunung Palung National Park. Spoiler alert: it definitely […]



National Geographic Blog: Postcards from Borneo

Exciting news from Gunung Palung- Dr. Cheryl Knott’s orangutan research and her family’s experiences at the Cabang Panti research station are being featured on the National Geographic Proof blog! Dr. Knott’s husband, Tim Laman, is a wildlife photojournalist for National Geographic and he is currently working on an assignment about orangutans. Tim has been to […]

Hot off the Presses- Our 2013 Annual Report!

The 2013 Gunung Palung Orangutan Project Report is now available. This report includes the outcomes of both our conservation and research programs, beautiful photos of our activities, and an outlook for our work in 2014 and beyond. Download the 2013 GPOCP ANNUAL REPORT

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