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Coming Soon: The 2011 OC/OVAG Veterinary Workshop Report

  In July of 2011 an extraordinary group of wildlife veterinarians and healthcare workers came together in Jogjakarta for the annual OC/OVAG Veterinary Workshop.  The multi-day event was once again the gathering spot for those on the front lines of wildlife animal care, and once again the workshop was sponsored and staged by the Orangutan Conservancy.  The full report from this year’s …

News Update: Going Beyond The Law To Spur Sustainable Palm Oil

When the Indonesian government and the private sector announced in late 2009 a broad plan to launch a sustainable palm oil scheme, it was immediately welcomed. The announcement was seen as showing a strong determination to develop oil palm plantations that were socially, economically and environmentally sustainable. That move was made soon after giant consumer product companies, such as Unilever …