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Analyzing Hydrology in Tanjung Puting’s Peat Swamp Forests

It may seem strange to think of tropical forests and swamps together… but not to orangutans who call peat swamp forests home. The flooded river networks of Tanjung Puting National Park and Lamandau Reserve are key components of forest ecology. Without them, forests and fruit would be distributed differently, and so would orangutans and other species dependent on these unique ecosystem.

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Gestural Communication in Wild Orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus) in Tanjung Puting National Park

According to our current knowledge, the orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) was the first great-ape species to split off from the evolutionary tree that led to modern humans. This happened about 14…

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OFI Partner, World Education, Begins Farmer Field School Program in Tanjung Puting National Park

World Education (WE) was established more than fifty years ago to improve the lives of the disadvantaged through social and economic programs. These programs include agricultural training, environmental education, community…

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