Category Archives : News from the field


#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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Staff Visit Cabang Panti for Field Course

By Hajeral, GPOCP Environmental Education Assistant Field Officer   This month, three members of the GPOCP team were able to participate in a field course hosted by Dr. Andrew Marshall, from the University of Michigan, and the National Park staff at the Cabang Panti Research Station, in the heart of Gunung Palung National Park (GPNP). This […]


GPOCP Collaborates to Fight Fires

By Edi Rahman, GPOCP Animal and Habitat Protection Manager Forest fires are often a problem the Indonesian people are faced with every year, especially during the dry season. In 2015, Indonesia was literally on fire. Unfortunately, West Kalimantan and the Gunung Palung landscape were not spared from this destruction. Fires were often visible in the […]

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