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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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Engiven's Cryptocurrency Donation Management Platform Selected by the Orang Utan Republik Foundation - OURF News Apr 2021

Posted 07 Apr 2021 in OURF News

SAN DIEGO, April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Engiven, a leading cryptocurrency donation services company, is pleased to announce that the ...

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Only 6.5% of global forests are adequately protected, study finds - Environmental News Apr 2021

Posted 07 Apr 2021 in Environmental News

- Designating land as a protected area (PA) reduces, but does not stop, deforestation, according to a recent study that ...

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2021 April- Glen's Progress - Student Sponsorship Updates Apr 2021

Posted 01 Apr 2021 in Student Sponsorship Updates

Glen Wildodo, recipient of the Central Borneo Orangutan Caring Scholarship in 2019, is in the Forestry Department at the University ...

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New Report Finds Indonesian Forestry Company Cleared Endangered Orangutan Habitat - Mar 2021

Posted 29 Mar 2021

- A new report has identified the secretive Nusantara Fiber group as being responsible for the most deforestation by the ...

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