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Energy of the Forest and Orangutan Connections - Orangutan Coach May 2021

Posted 16 May 2021 in Orangutan Coach

By Becky Keller, Orangutan Coach.  Growing up in Oklahoma, I never knew the magnitude of how loud cicadas can be. ...

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Indonesia says no new coal plants from 2023 (after the next 100 or so) - Environmental News May 2021

Posted 12 May 2021 in Environmental News

- Indonesia plans to stop building new coal-fired plants after 2023, with additional electrical capacity to be generated only from ...

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Courage & Dignity in the Forest - Orangutan Coach May 2021

Posted 10 May 2021 in Orangutan Coach

by Becky Keller, Orangutan Coach.  Courage – a seven-letter word with a million-dollar impact. Having it or not having it ...

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"Looking Up" to Orangutans - Orangutan Coach May 2021

Posted 01 May 2021 in Orangutan Coach

by Becky Keller, Orangutan Coach.  Tracking orangutans involves a lot of looking up. Although orangutans do sometimes walk along the ...

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Indonesia’s bid to control deforestation wildly off-target, experts say - Environmental News Apr 2021

Posted 25 Apr 2021 in Environmental News

- Indonesia aims to transform its forests into a carbon sink by 2030 by reducing deforestation and increasing reforestation, as ...

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"Seeing" Orangutans - Orangutan Coach Apr 2021

Posted 23 Apr 2021 in Orangutan Coach

By Becky Keller, Orangutan Coach.   Did you ever just look at someone or something and just know…that what you were ...

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Welcome Orangutan Coach - Orangutan Coach Apr 2021

Posted 21 Apr 2021 in Orangutan Coach

Membership in OURF just got a lot better!  Starting in June, OURF will offer members and active volunteers (volunteers who ...

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Volunteers Continue to Help OURF Thrive - OURF News Apr 2021

Posted 21 Apr 2021 in OURF News

by Gary Shapiro, OURF President.     “Thanks for helping out today, John,” is what I said to volunteer John Page ...

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The Importance of Education - Youth Ambassador Forum Apr 2021

Posted 19 Apr 2021 in Youth Ambassador Forum

I say education is the first step - if we don’t know about an issue, how can we ...

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2021 April – Ilham’s Progress - Student Sponsorship Updates Apr 2021

Posted 14 Apr 2021 in Student Sponsorship Updates

Ilham Pratama is an outstanding recipient of the West Borneo Orangutan Caring Scholarship. He is completing his Forestry degree at ...

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