Postcards From Borneo: The Best Swimming Hole in Gunung Palung

In the latest edition of the PROOF blog, Jessica takes us on a tour of the forest, ending at a majestic waterfall swimming hole. While the waterfall itself is amazing, it is also surrounded by astounding and rare wildlife. Read more in Jessica”s post here.

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Orangutan Drawing Contest!

To celebrate World Orangutan Day later this month (August 19th) we at GPOP are holding an orangutan drawing contest! We’re so excited to see your art, so grab your crayons, markers and colored pencils and get creative! All submissions will be featured on GPOCP social media and the top 3 from each age group will […]


Postcards from Borneo: The World's Stinkiest (but best) Fruit

In the latest edition of the PROOF blog, Russell Laman explains why he likes durian and how this smelly fruit relates to orangutans. Did you know that “duri” in Indonesian means online casino australia thorn? Hence why the green, thorny, football-sized fruit that you see in these photos is called durian! The wild orangutans we study […]

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Postcards from Borneo: 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: https://www.leevia.com/en/campaigns/the-power-is-inyourpalm. Bonus points for creativity! Once you do this, leave us a post on our Facebook so we can publicly acknowledge your […]

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