From the Lab to the Field

By Natalie Robinson, GPOCP Research Assistant   Hello Code Red readers! My name is Natalie Robinson and I am a recent graduate of Boston University (BU), where I studied Biological Anthropology and Mathematics. During my time at BU I had the opportunity to learn and work under the guidance of Dr. Cheryl Knott. This past year I […]

Eco-Tourism in Gunung Palung

By Terri Breeden, GPOCP Program Director Recently, I was invited along with Natalie Robinson, our new Research Assistant, and Wahyu Susanto, our Research Director, by Pak Ari, the Gunung Palung National Park head, to join a river tubing trip at Riam Berkinjil near the village of Laman Satong in Gunung Palung National Park. The day was […]

Teachers Making an Impact

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

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 […]