Conservation team


Environmental Education and Conservation Awareness Expedition to Two Customary Forest Villages

By Widiya Octa Selfiany, Environmental Education and Conservation Awareness Manager Our Environmental Education and Conservation Awareness program carried out an expedition, from May 17-21, in the Padu Banjar and Pulau Kumbang Customary Forests. Padu Banjar and Pulau Kumbang are villages located in Simpang Hilir District, Kayong Utara Regency, in West Kalimantan (Borneo). The expedition was […]


Production of Liquid Smoke and Organic Fertilizer as an Effort to Prevent Forest and Land Fires

By Edi Rahman, Conservation Field Director Every year, Borneo faces devastating forest fires. Prevention of these forest and land fires is a shared responsibility and early prevention efforts have proven to be successful in reducing the amount of land burned each year. One of the efforts we make at Yayasan Palung (GPOCP) is to provide […]


The Inauguration of the 11th Cohort of REBONK Youth Group Volunteers

By Petrus Kanisius, Communications Officer One of our strategies for supporting conservation of orangutans and their habitat is to instill knowledge and enthusiasm among the community, especially the younger generation. GPOCP/Yayasan Palung’s Environmental Education program regularly works to visit schools for lectures and puppet shows, host field trips, and carry out programming for youth group […]


The Yayasan Palung 2022 Annual Meeting on Pulau Juante

By Petrus Kanisius, Communications Officer From January 17th to 19th Yayasan Palung/GPOCP held our 2022 Annual Meeting on Pulau (Island) Juante in Sukadana, Kayong Utara Regency. Each year, the conservation and research teams come together for this two-day event. It takes an hour to travel by motorboat from the port of Sukadana to get to […]


A 2021 Recap

By Natalie Robinson, Program Coordinator It’s difficult to believe another year has already come to an end while we are still living in the strange new realities of COVID-19. Though foreign staff members have been back in their home countries since March 2020, we’ve been fortunate to keep busy at GPOCP, and have made great […]