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Orangutan Health Field Research in Sumat...

Back in the field at the end of this month! Sharan was in Malaysia helping the establishment of a wildlife corridor earlier in October. This time, Claire is leaving for Sumatra to join a veterinary science program, with Orangutan Health Project (OHP), that researches the special behavior and ecological conditions necessary to maintain health in wild orangutans, using parasitic […]

EwA Field Work: Reporting from The Corri...

Live Reporting from the Field We are currently in Borneo, supporting reforestation efforts in the Kinabatangan area. The volunteer project, managed by Ape Malaysia, focuses on collaborating with the local Orang Sungai villagers to promote conservation and restore the original forests that were largely depleted due to logging and agriculture. This marks Sharan’s second visit […]

What Nature Gives Us

“There is no question that Earth has been a giving planet. Everything humans have needed to survive, and thrive, was provided by the natural world around us: food, water, medicine, materials for shelter, and even natural cycles such as climate and nutrients. Scientists have come to term such gifts ‘ecosystem services’, however, the recognition of […]