Orangutans

Australia's first industry-led palm oil seminar

Friday, 26 June 2015

Industry and environmental spokespeople to convene and discuss the achievements and challenges faced by companies seeking to source sustainable palm oil in their supply chain.

Arnold Swarznegger

Are you living dangerously?

Sunday, 22 February 2015

Watch the world's best storytellers come together to tell the most important story of our time in a collection of short documentaries, Years of Living Dangerously.

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The Truth About Palm Oil

Thursday, 7 August 2014

Become an instant expert on palm oil – identify where it's lurking in your lifestyle, and learn how to find sustainable choices.

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To protect paradise

Friday, 30 May 2014

Isabel Lucas puts her high profile to the cause of palm oil; here she tells Green Lifestyle why she’s so concerned about the illegal destruction of rainforest in Asia.

Leif Cocks from The Orangutan Project

How to save orangutans

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

We chat with Leif Cocks from The Orangutan Project about his life’s work, the issues facing the people and animals of Indonesia, and how we can all get involved to help save this amazing species from extinction.

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Conservationist talks at orangutan fundraiser

9 to 13 March, 2014
Join international orangutan conservationist, Lone Dröscher Nielsen from Borneo Orangutan Survival Australia (BOSA), as she speaks firsthand about her near 20-year journey working to rescue and rehabilitate the endangered orangutans of Borneo. As founder of BOSA's Nyaru Menteng facility – the largest orangutan rescue and rehabilitation centre in the world - Lone's quest to save and rehabilitate Borneo's red ape has been showcased on Animal Planet's award-winning series Orangutan Island and the BBC's Orangutan Diary series. Seats are limited, so book early!

When/Where:
Brisbane: Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove Campus. 5pm – 6:30pm, Sunday March 9, 2014.
Sydney: Wesley Conference Centre, 220 Pitt Street. 7pm – 9pm, Wednesday March 12, 2014.
Melbourne: Kaleide Theatre, RMIT University, 360 Swanston St. 6:30pm – 9pm, Thursday March 13, 2014.
Cost: Adults $25, Children/Concession $15. All proceeds go to Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation.
Click here for more info and to buy tickets.

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The oily truth about palm oil

30 October, 2013
Arm yourself with the facts on palm oil, which is thought to be in about 50 per cent of all items on the supermarket shelves. Join environmental not-for-profit Sustainable Table and Borneo Orangutan Survival Australia for a screening of the multi-award winning documentary Green. Learn about the complex issue of palm oil production and how we can be part of the solution.

Where: Palace Verona Cinema, 17 Oxford St, Paddington, NSW.
When: 6:15pm – 8:30pm, Wednesday 30 October, 2013.
Cost: $30. All profits support Sustainable Table’s work, with $3 from each ticket going towards supporting Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation and the documentary Green.
Click here for more information.

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Giving sanctuary

Wednesday, 31 July 2013

Jessica McKelson is changing attitudes towards palm oil production in Indonesia.

Hangout for orangutans

'Hangout for orangutans' world tour and Trans Borneo Challenge

June-July, 2013
Australian orangutan experts Leif Cocks and Garry Sundin are embarking on a global trek in order to raise awareness about the plight of the near-extinct South-East Asian orangutan. The 'Hangout for orangutans' world tour will feature a host of experts from all over the world, including Gary Shapiro (Co-Founder of Orang Utan Republik Foundation), Prof. Shawn Thompson (Author of the Intimate Ape), and Michelle Desilits (Executive Director of Orangutan Land Trust), and will culminate in the Trans Borneo Challenge. Organised by The Orangutan Project, the tour will include talks in the USA, the UK, Canada and Ireland, returning to Australia later this year.

Where: Worldwide!
When: June/July, 2013.
Cost: Donate here to help out with orangutan conservation in 2013.
For more information on tour dates and locations visit The Orangutan Project's Facebook page or visit www.orangutan.org.au

Orangutan Diary: Orangutan School

Thursday, 24 June 2010

Orangutan Diary visits the forest school, teaching orangutan babies how to survive in the wild. Amazing nature clip of these endangered primates from BBC Worldwide.

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