Category Archives : News from the field


A Final Forest Farewell…

By Becky Curtis, GPOCP Assistant Research Manager   “She asked if you are interested in learning English,” I said in Bahasa, shifting slightly on the mossy log beneath me. “Tell her I know four different local languages,” Sahril said with a proud smirk. I turned back towards the original speaker, a visiting Boston University graduate […]

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Growing Families of Gunung Palung

By Becky Curtis, GPOCP Assistant Research Manager   Research focused on critically endangered animals always means that new additions to the population are certainly something to celebrate! With that in mind, we would like to take a moment to cheer for our hard working orangutan mothers and their growing clans within our beloved forest! During […]


#RainforestLive at Cabang Panti

By Brodie Philp, GPOCP Research Manager   On June 8th, the Gunung Palung Orangutan Project participated in the 2017 #RainforestLive. This gave us an opportunity to share some of our daily encounters at the Cabang Panti Research Station in Gunung Palung National Park in real time. We posted on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and provided […]

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Interning for a Future Career at Cabang Panti

By Muhammad Syainullah, GPOCP TAJAM Youth Volunteer   Hello friends of GPOCP! My name is Syainullah, but people call me Sy, and I am a four year veteran of TAJAM. TAJAM is the youth conservation group sponsored by GPOCP in Ketapang. I recently finished high school and was exploring different career paths and decided to […]


Back to Borneo

By Brodie Philp, GPOCP Research Manager   Allow me to introduce myself. I’m Brodie, a 27-year-old Wildlife Ecologist from Adelaide, Australia. I have recently begun the position of research manager for GPOP (Gunung Palung Orangutan Project) at Cabang Panti Research Station. This is not my first stint in Borneo, previously I volunteered with Orangutan Foundation […]

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