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‘Seven Worlds, One Planet’ by BBC sheds light on Indonesia’s critically endangered species —

BBC’s ‘Seven Worlds, One Planet’ premiered on January 18th, 2020 and highlights critical conservation and environmental issues that face our ecosystem across all seven continents. Sir David Attenborough fronts this project after the Emmy-winning series ‘Planet Earth II’ and ‘Blue Planet II.” This new series sheds light on the incredible biodiversity housed in our one world and spreads across 41 …

OC Update: Previous ‘Our Canopy’ Scholarship Recipient Married in Toraja!

In 2014 the Orangutan Conservancy was happy to see Reza Yogapermana graduate from his bachelor’s program after receiving the Orangutan Conservancy’s ‘Our Canopy’ scholarship. Reza was a budding conservationist when OC started our scholarship program, and he was one of the first recipients of this prestigious award. Reza was interested in obtaining  a higher education with goals to work in …

OC: BNF Leading the Fire Recovery

Borneo is Burning Enormous tropical peat-land fires scorched the island of Borneo in 2019, threatening precious wildlife and habitat. The 2019 fires rivaled the intense infernos that left 5 million acres of the Kalimantan province severely charred in 2015. Fortunately, impeccable development fostered by projects on the ground in Borneo have resulted in better coordinated firefighting efforts as well as …

Goodbye 2019

You still have an opportunity to help save orangutans from their growing list of threats; deforestation, poaching, illegal hunting, habitat loss, human encroachment, the list goes on and on… Just this year we have been able to fund medical re-supply trips, firefighting efforts, and infrastructure rebuilding; not to mention the fact that we have been able to fund TWO emergency …