How El Niño Affects Wild Orangutans

Our very own board member Dr. Anne Russon started a long-term study in 2010 on the wild Orangutans of Kutai National Park in Indonesian Borneo. Her research has found how weather caused by the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) cycle affects behavior, feeding ecology, habitat requirements, and birth intervals. The knowledge gained from this study will allow researchers to better …

Petition: Save the Tapanuli Orangutan!

The Tapanuli Orangutan is on the brink of extinction and they need our help! A hydroelectric dam is being built and is threatening their already diminished population with further fragmentation. If we do not act now this species will be doomed to path of extinction. Rallies across the globe are taking place to show the investors of this project that …

A Message from the President

Hello everyone! I hope you are having a great start to the new year and I want to give a heartfelt thank you to all of you who donated so generously over the holiday season!  Your thoughtful kindness is truly appreciated. I want to take this time to introduce you to Christy Valsente, a stained glass mosaic artist who created …