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Teachers Making an Impact   Recently updated !

By Haning Pertiwi, GPOCP Environmental Education Assistant Field Officer With the theme, “Love the Earth through Education,” GPOCP coordinated with the Ketapang Education Department and the Ketapang Office of Environment to host a two-day workshop for more than 60 teachers from 30 different schools throughout the regency. The head of the Education Department, Dr. Jahilin, opened […]


Conflicts, Consortships and Copulations: A Promising Start to my Research Year   Recently updated !

By Amy Scott, PhD Candidate, Boston University, and GPOCP Graduate Student Researcher   As a PhD candidate in the Anthropology Department at Boston University, the next phase in my degree is conducting my dissertation research on the orangutans at Cabang Panti Research Station in Gunung Palung National Park (GPNP). This is the second time that […]


Party in the Mango Trees

By Cheryl Knott, GPOCP Executive Director   Every once in awhile instead of searching for orangutans, they come to you! To our surprise and delight, this summer one of our older females, Bibi, and her baby, Bayas, included our camp in their circuit of fruiting trees they were visiting.  Imagine being able to watch orangutans while […]


Green Paradise

By Hendri Gunawan, GPOCP Environmental Education Field Officer I was born and raised in Kalimantan on the island of Borneo. This region is also known as the lungs of the world because of our healthy forests! As a native, I am very proud of these beautiful landscapes, one of which is Gunung Palung National Park […]


From Malaysia to Indonesia… But Still On Borneo

By Alys Granados, GPOCP Research Manager   An interest in tropical wildlife conservation first brought me to Southeast Asia in 2013, but I couldn’t have guessed that five years later, I would have the privilege to continue working in Borneo. This spring, I joined the Gunung Palung Orangutan Project as Research Manager of the Cabang […]