Bring the rainforest into a classroom through education

Written by Petricia A. Hutasoit (BNF education staff) Nowadays environmental education is needed to be taught from an early age because environmental issues cannot be underestimated, we still remember the haze in 2015 that make a big impact for the environment, socio-economic, and health.  We don’t want it will happen again in the future, so […]

An orangutan tries to make a selfie with camera trap!

Written by Adul (Camera trap project coordinator), Azis (Orangutan project coordinator), and Sophie Kirklin (Primate scientist) Our camera traps catch all kinds of photos and videos of the amazing animals that call the Sebangau National Park home. The camera traps are camouflaged in the forest, but don’t always go unnoticed! Recently we found one camera […]

Planting the trees for a new hope

Written by Petricia A. Hutasoit During the last 2 months, Anak Sabangau Education Program initiated by BNF has done some activities at the new pondok in Kereng Bangkirai village. The pondok consists of two small temporary lodges in an open area with some trees around. Because Anak Sabangau has thematic enviromental education every month, we […]

Habitat Usage by Primates in the Human-Disturbed Forests of Kalimantan

Written by Dr. Susan Cheyne (BNF’s Co-director) The recent report of 100k orangutans having died in Borneo over a 16 year period have brought attention back to the high rates of deforestation prevailing in Borneo and its devastating impact on its unique primate fauna. Analysis by UNEP indicates that Borneo has lost a significant chunk […]