Rungan Camera Traps – The First Installment!

When exploring a new area, we are often encountering new habitats and wildlife on a daily basis. With camera traps, we can increase our chances of obtaining images and videos of rare and elusive wildlife from areas where there has been little survey work done in the past. Borneo Nature Foundation first carried out a […]

Care about Orangutan Behaviour to Know How Best to Protect Them

In light of Orangutan Caring Week, OuTrop’s Orangutan Scientist Jenn Brousseau sat down with Orangutan Field Assistant Twenti, who has followed orangutans with OuTrop since 2004, to discuss what he has learned about orangutans over the years and why he still cares about them after almost 12 years. Jenn: When you started working with OuTrop, […]

Orangutan Caring Week 2016: Critically Endangered, Critically in Need

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has recently downgraded the status of the Bornean orangutan from “Endangered” to “Critically Endangered” putting both Bornean and Sumatran orangutans one step closer to extinction. The combined impacts of habitat loss, habitat degradation and illegal hunting have pushed both species toward an extremely high risk of […]

Gibbon Storybook Came Alive at the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival 2016

Written by Suzanne Turnock (BNF Communications Team) On 29 October, with the help of students from Pelangi School Bali, we launched our first children’s storybook ‘The Little Gibbon Who Lost His Song’ at the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival 2016. We were so pleased to see people of all ages fill the venue and give […]