Monthly Archives: May 2010

Don’t bank on deforestation help prevent it instead!

After the success of their campaign against Nestlé, who were sourcing unsustainable palm oil from companies including Sinar Mas, Greenpeace are now taking on the bank HSBC – read more and take action here. Greenpeace reveal that HSBC are providing financial services to Sinar Mas, which has expanded its operations around the Danau Sentarum National Park (DSNP) in West Kalimantan. The […]

Earth Day in Central Kalimantan, Borneo

Earth Day came and went, and the Education team (from the Indonesian NGO Yayorin) from our EC funded project in Lamandau River Wildlife Reserve made sure it didn’t go unnoticed. Our theme for Earth Day was “Menanam Pohon Untuk Mengurangi Panas Bumi” or “Planting Trees to Decrease Global Warming”. We wanted to inform the community about […]

Elephants take to the streets of London

If you are in London during May and June look out for hundreds of life-size model elephants.   Orangutan Foundation is thrilled to be part of London’s biggest outdoor art event, Elephant Parade London 2010, which is organised by the charity, elephant family Eko, the Orangutan Foundation’s elephant. Photo by Paul Kidby Our beautiful elephant Eko […]