Using Camera Traps to Study Mammals in Gunung Palung   Recently updated !

By Rani Ferdianty, Student Researcher Hi! My name is Rani Ferdianty, and I am in my final semester of university at the National University (UNAS) in Jakarta. At UNAS I am studying Biology because I really like animals and the living things around me. Apart from attending classes, I also help to manage two conservation […]



Customary Forests: Biodiversity Hubs and the Last Home for Wildlife   Recently updated !

By Erik Sulidra, Animal Protection and Rescue Coordinator As of 2021, GPOCP has established seven customary forests in the Gunung Palung landscape. These seven customary forests can be divided into three areas: First, is the customary forest of Batu Barat Jaya with an area of 454 hectares; Second, is the 6,799-hectare Sungai Paduan protected forest […]



My Time in the Kalimantan Forest

By Muhamad Alfikri, Student Researcher How do you imagine the Bornean tropical rainforest? Towering trees? Diverse animals? Orangutans swinging from tree to tree? Unpredictable rain? Or peat soil with red water? All these are things I have encountered at the Cabang Panti Research Station, in Gunung Palung National Park, West Kalimantan (Borneo). Hello, my name […]



My First Environmental Education Expedition with GPOCP

By Dwi Yandhi Febriyanti, Evironmental Education Manager The blue sky overshadowed the roar of our car as we drove towards the Nanga Tayap District. The next three days, February 9th-11th, would be my first experience as the GPOCP Environmental Education Manager carrying out an expedition to the remote regions of the Ketapang Regency. On this […]



The West Bornean Orangutan Caring Scholarship ‘Balek Kampong’ Project

By Petrus Kanisius, Communications Officer Each year, GPOCP hosts the WBOCS (West Bornean Orangutan Caring Scholarship) Balek Kampong (or, ‘back to the village’) Project, in which WBOCS participants carry out a series of activities throughout the Ketapang and Kayong Utara regencies. This year, events were held in Sandai and Sungai Laur districts, as well as Pasir […]