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Indonesia April 2016 - Sumatra


This was our first stop (bar the brief change in Kuala Lumpur) and a great introduction to Indonesia. Looking at websites, maps, contacting our guide, etc. 2,503 more words

March Green Drinks: Addressing Human-Orangutan Conflict in Agricultural Landscapes around the Leuser Ecosystem, Northern Sumatra

This month, we are delighted to have Panut Hadisiswoyo, Founding Director of Orangutan Information Centre (OIC), with us. He will share how his organisation addresses the conflict between humans and orang utans in the Leuser Ecosystem of North Sumatra. 666 more words


Recce 2- North Sumatra

On the 19th of March 2016, 4 teachers from SOTA arrived at the village of Timbang Lawan, district of Bohorok, Sumatra. This assessment trip was to prepare and familiarise the teachers with the project of Nature for Change(NFC) and to get to know the community and crew. 103 more words

Community Service

Monkey See, Monkey Doo-doo

There are any number of things to be concerned about when traveling internationally—travel delays, lost baggage, stolen passports, getting sick or injured, misunderstandings due to culture or language, etc. 732 more words


Semenggoh Wildlife Centre Visit - Borneo, Malaysia

Friday fun! A rainy start to the day literally put a dampener on our plan to visit Bako National Park. Despite the torrential rain we still made the 45-minute bus journey to the park to see if the weather would improve over the next hour or 2…it didn’t, so we made the tough choice to return to Kuching.  364 more words


Bukit Lawang – Welcome to the orang jungle

We’ve got fun and games! Guns N Roses – that was the soundtrack in my head after arriving here, sitting 10 hours in a car for 250 kilometers, I really wanted to rock out! 434 more words