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Forest Fires and Climate Justice for Kalimantan

Two Battles in One: Tackling Forest Fires and Demanding Climate Justice for Kalimantan

For the past four months, Rainforest 4 Foundation has been supporting the Ranu Welum Foundation in Kalimantan, Indonesia to help them extinguish forest fires and demand Climate Justice. 

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The Orangutan Rescuer is here - book your tickets now

We’re happy to let you know Sumatran-based orangutan expert and founder of the Orangutan Information Centre, Mr Panut Hadisiswoyo has arrived in the Byron Shire and is ready for our special event the Sunday the 18th of August - Rescuing Orangutans and Saving Rainforests

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1.7 million trees planted and counting!

Can you imagine planting 1,775,153 trees! That’s what’s been achieved in Sumatra over the past decade by the Orangutan Information Centre. Sumatran Orangutans, Elephants, Tigers and Rhinos have all benefitted from this incredible effort. And we’ve only getting started!  

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Our Vanishing World: Rainforests

Rainforests are a crucial feature of Earth’s biosphere. Apart from being critical to Earth’s climate and vital carbon sinks, the major player in Earth’s hydrological (water) cycle, a massive producer of oxygen and home to most of the world’s species, rainforests are the home of a large indigenous human population. They are also the source of many vital resources, including medicines, used by humans around the world.

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Gamelan workshop chimes in for World Orangutan Day

Gamelan, the traditional ensemble music of Java and Bali in Indonesia will be shared in a workshop on Sunday the 18th of August. Gamelan is made up predominantly of percussive instruments. The most common instruments used are metallophones played by mallets and a set of hand-played drums called kendhang which register the beat. 

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Santos Organics takes action on Palm Oil

Santos Organics has taken action to ensure every product they stock is free from unsustainable and untraceable palm oil and palm derived ingredients.

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Incredible Biodiversity at Lot 3 Thornton Peak Drive

Incredible Biodiversity at Lot 3 Thornton Peak Drive revealed as ecological survey identifies 230 species of plants. 

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Rescuing Orangutans and Saving Rainforests Special Event

Hear from world-renowned conservationists Panut Hadisiswoyo and the rainforest defenders of the Orangutan Information Centre. 

Don't miss out on your tickets to this special event on the 18th of August! 

Buy your tickets now to go in the running for a special door prize!

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Connecting Australians with the Sumatran Rainforest

Don’t miss this rare and exciting opportunity to learn from the rainforest defenders of the Orangutan Information Centre. Panut Hadisiswoyo, Founding Director and award-winning environmentalist, and Nayla Azmi, Communications Officer, will share their incredible work in a special interactive event on Sunday the 18th of August.

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Ecologists are racing to restore the world's tropical rainforests

Scientists are mapping out how to restore tropical rainforests around the world

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