Historical Data Leads to New Discoveries

By Amy Scott, PhD Candidate at University of Boston Our lab investigates how reproductive strategies impact the sociality of orangutans by utilizing long-term behavioral data from the orangutans in Gunung Palung National Park. Because primates tend to be highly social mammals, they are ideal for studying how ecological and social factors impact the size and structure of […]



One Forest Project Field Course

By Simon Tampubolon, GPOCP Environmental Education Field Coordinator Held annually at Cabang Panti Research Station since 2014, One Forest Project, in collaboration with Gunung Palung National Park (GPNP), have just led a fantastic and much beloved field course where they taught applied research design and analysis, field techniques, ecology, and botany. The course is intended […]



Alfred, the Rightful King!

By Muhammad Syainullah, GPOCP Lab Assistant   Hi, my name is Muhammad Syainullah, but I go by Syai. I am a laboratory assistant at the Cabang Panti Research Station, in Gunung Palung National Park. Our project focuses on the behavior and physiology of wild orangutans. One of the orangutans we study is Alfred, or as […]



Adventures in Borneo: My Three Years Abroad

By Terri Breeden, GPOCP Development Director It is hard to believe that I have spent the past three years living in Borneo! Leaving the comforts of home and moving to the other side of the world was one of the hardest decisions I have ever made in my life, but I am so happy I […]



Fulfilling My Dreams in Borneo

By Tori Bakley, GPOCP Research Assistant My name is Tori Bakley, and I am a recent graduate from Florida State University and the new volunteer research assistant with GPOCP! I have had a special interest in orangutans and the rainforests of Borneo since I first learned about them on the Animal Planet TV channel when […]