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Dedicated Student Prillicia Gumbang Graduates with Honors - OURF News Dec 2023

Posted 09 Dec 2023 in OURF News , Student Sponsorship Updates

Prillicia Gumbang, a recent graduate of Palangka Raya University, marked a significant milestone in her academic journey as she successfully ...

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AI: A New Frontier for Orangutan Conservation - Environmental News Nov 2023

Posted 08 Nov 2023 in Environmental News , Orangutan News , OURF News

As we embrace this year’s theme for Orangutan Caring Week, "Leveraging AI to Protect Orangutans and Global Biodiversity," we are ...

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Illegal Killing Threatens Critically Endangered Orangutans in Borneo Despite Conservation Efforts - Orangutan News Nov 2023

Posted 05 Nov 2023 in Orangutan News

Recent research conducted by the University of Queensland has unveiled alarming ...

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El Niño leads to more fires and toxic air pollution in Indonesia - Environmental News Sep 2023

Posted 19 Sep 2023 in Environmental News

  • Indonesia saw an increase in land and forest fires recently as the El Niño weather phenomenon brings a prolonged ...

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OURF Volunteer Profile - Anthony Porter - OURF Volunteers Sep 2023

Posted 17 Sep 2023 in OURF Volunteers

Welcome!  My mission is to inspire others to preserve this beautiful planet through positivity and curiosity. I have been in ...

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Memories of 50 Years with Orangutans - OURF Blog Sep 2023

Posted 16 Sep 2023 in OURF Blog

by Gary L Shapiro, PhD, President OURF

In late 2011, as I walked down the 200-meter boardwalk to the Sekonyer ...

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The 9th Annual Pongo Awards are Coming! - Youth Ambassador Forum Sep 2023

Posted 10 Sep 2023 in Youth Ambassador Forum

by Jack Dalton, the Kid Conservationist

In 2021, I had the unique opportunity to attend the ...

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Indonesia awards biggest Indigenous forest claim yet to Bornean Dayaks - Environmental News Sep 2023

Posted 05 Sep 2023 in Environmental News

  • The Indonesian government has officially recognized the biggest swath yet of forests that fall under the ancestral domain of ...

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Orang Utan Republik Foundation to Hold Annual Pongo Awards to Honor Environmental Achievement and Benefit Critically Endangered Orangutans - Environmental News Aug 2023

Posted 28 Aug 2023 in Environmental News , OURF News

The evening fundraiser in Santa Monica will honor world-renowned nature photographer and filmmaker, James Balog (Chasing Ice, The Human Element), ...

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Migrating orangutan males imitate locals to learn about food: Study - Orangutan News Jul 2023

Posted 24 Jul 2023 in Orangutan News

  • Male orangutans that resettle to a new area appear to be imitating the behavior of a local individual in ...

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