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A Voice for the Voiceless

In just twenty-three hours on my

Facebook feed I’ve seen a

bloodied orangutan hands raised in an

attempt to protect its

face, savagely beaten or… 814 more words


Activism Through Tourism - Orangutan Awareness

August 19th was International Orangutan Day. My first introduction to these ginger apes was at the Toronto Zoo and I attended Orangutan Awareness weekend at the same zoo to mark this occasion. 305 more words


Happy International Orangutan Day!

Happy International Orangutan Day!  As is probably obvious, orangutans are my favorite animal, so I’m glad that they get their own day.

I’m not entirely certain why I’m so drawn to orangutans.   411 more words

Interesting Things

Good news for elephants, tigers and orangutans

With all the depressing news these days about elephants, tigers, orangutans and the like, it’s nice to see some good news. It seems that WWF, the Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS) and The Orangutan Project (TOP) are taking a unique approach to conservation. 90 more words


Jungle Science

I’d would like to introduce my newest guest blogger, Thea Powell. Thea has been heavily involved in conservation work in Borneo, where orangutans like me live and today she is going to share some insight on the forest environment and the need for conservation work. 1,579 more words

Climate Change

Malaysian Borneo: Mañana

When your ‘to-do’ list starts with ‘enjoy an afternoon hammock nap’, you know you’re nailing life.

I’m a list maker. Ask anyone who knows me. I’m particularly good at making lists on a Friday afternoon, full of adventures that I am hoping to make Pete go on over the course of the weekend i.e. 2,551 more words


Save Armstrong! Save the Orangutan's

Hi all,

I thought you might like to take a look at this site. Save Armstrong.com, You can help the endangered Orangutans in the rainforests of the island of… 147 more words

Mike Hope