Posts Tagged with "Center for Orangutan Protection"

Call for Rainforest Action Heroes in Borneo: Deadline March 18th

Monday, February 14, 2011


In collaboration with Dr. Willy Smits and Orangutan Outreach, DeforestACTION is launching an exciting global project to save the world’s forests. And they want YOU to be an action star in their new 3D documentary from Australian film company Virgo Productions in collaboration with National Geographic Entertainment. The producers of DeforestACTION are searching the globe [...]

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Slave Labor For Palm Oil Production

Tuesday, December 7, 2010


Despite the 7.2 magnitude earthquake, tsunami and successive volcanic eruptions from Mt. Merapi this November, I made my way to Indonesia to attend the 2010 Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil conference, meet with allied organizations, and visit highly disputed palm oil plantations. The rapid proliferation of palm oil plantations has had grave effects on Indonesian [...]

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