Category Archives : News from the field


Drama in the Forest   Recently updated !

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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Bringing Research to the Village

By Wahyu Susanto, GPOCP Research Director   Cabang Panti Research Station is often thought of as this mystical place. The research station is not open to tourists, so even though many people have heard of it, few have actually been to Cabang Panti. So this month we decided to bring the research station to the […]

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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 […]


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 […]

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