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Achievements at the Samboja Lestari Orangutan Project in 2022

After 2 difficult years, we finally welcomed volunteers back at the Samboja Lestari Orangutan Project in April, and The Great Projects’ volunteer coordinator Kate, provides a roundup of what was achieved at Samboja Lestari in 2022.


Merle’s Orangutan Experience at Samboja

Merle’s Orangutan Experience at Samboja

Merle shares her experiences from her time spent volunteering at the Samboja Lestari Orangutan Project in September 2022, including the time she spent with the resident sun bears.

An Invasive Species: The Lionfish

An Invasive Species: The Lionfish

Many invasive species have made their way to all corners of the world, but perhaps one of the most extensive invasions is that of the lionfish in the United States. Learn more about invasive species and the introduction of lionfish in the US, including the environmental threats they cause in today's blog. 

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The Great Orangutan and Pygmy Elephant Project - 2021 Camera Trap Snaps!

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'Being so close to the beautiful orangutans was amazing' - Read Erika's Review Of The Great Orangutan Project!

'Being so close to the beautiful orangutans was amazing' - Read Erika's Review Of The Great Orangutan Project!

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