Developing a park co-management team OFI, in conjunction with World Education, began work on its second USAID grant in October 2003. One of OFI and World Education’s goals is to further develop an effective co-management team for Tanjung Puting National Park (TPNP). One primary aim of the co-management team is to expand the size of […]CONTINUE READING
Orangutans may become extinct in the wild within the next ten years – a frightening fact. I spent most of the summer in Indonesia and the situation there remains very critical. I want to keep you up to date on our struggle to keep orangutans and their forests in Indonesia from being completely destroyed.
There is good news and bad news to the story.CONTINUE READING
LOS ANGELES – Dr. Biruté Galdikas was proud to be honored with the Earth Trustee Award on Tuesday March 20, presented in conjunction with the ringing of the UN Peace Bell marking the 32nd annivesary of Earth Day. The award was presented by The Earth Society Foundation and the, founded by John McConnell, and the […]CONTINUE READING
The CBS News magazine 60 Minutes II, broadcast a report featuring the orangutan’s plight, Camp Leakey and Dr Galdikas on January 2nd. “The Last Place on Earth: The closest living relatives to humankind are the great apes, gorillas, chimpanzees, and orangutans. Their DNA is about 95 percent the same as man. Does that mean apes […]CONTINUE READING
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