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Meet Dania

By Dania Abizaid, GPOCP Research Volunteer   My name is Dania Abizaid, I’m 23 years old and come from Baja California, Mexico. Ever since I was a child, I felt a strong attraction towards nature and its wonders, and was lucky enough that my parents encouraged this, even though they sometimes didn´t appreciate me climbing […]

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Inspired by ZACC

By Terri Breeden, GPOCP Program Director   The past month has been a whirlwind of excitement. I was able to travel back to the US and spend the holidays with my family and friends and also attend the ZACC Conference (Zoos and Aquariums Committing to Conservation). This conference was initiated to better integrate the conservation […]


Satu Pohon (One Tree)

By Brodie Philp, GPOCP Research Manager   With over 60 kilometers of trails surrounding Cabang Panti Research Station, the search for orangutans can range far and wide. Often, individual trees of a particular species are fruiting at the same time or fruiting may be concentrated in a particular habitat. So a lot of our energy […]

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Conservationists of the Future

By Terri Breeden, GPOCP Program Director   With the year coming to an end, it also signifies the end of a semester for school children. This month, our Education team spent three days in Pontianak, the capital of West Kalimantan and the home of Tanjungpura University, known locally as UNTAN. We hosted a workshop for […]


Drama in the Forest

By Brodie Philp, GPOCP Research Manager   The forest in Gunung Palung National Park is ever changing. Through our daily searches and follows one becomes very familiar with every area of the forest. During our nightly meetings the status of one single tree in this vast rainforest can be discussed as if it were a […]

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