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The plight of Indonesia’s endangered Orang Utan

By Dian Hasan | September 18, 2010 The Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOS) is a nonprofit environmental foundation organization located in Balikpapan, Indonesia. BOS is active in many fields. The main goal of the organization is to protect orangutans and … Continue reading

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Eco Hero | Willie Smit, vanguard of orang utans

By Dian Hasan | September 18, 2010 Dr. Willie Smits is a rainforest inventor who has revolutionized reforestation techniques and policies worldwide and is also the world’s most prominent protector of orangutans and their natural habitat. ~ Ashoka Fellowship Willie … Continue reading

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Indonesia’s Eco Lodges ties links with Sustainable Travel International

By Dian Hasan | July 20, 2010 After finalizing a comprehensive, first-of-its-kind agreement, Sustainable Travel International (STI), a non-profit global leader in sustainable development and responsible tourism, announced today their collaboration with Eco Lodges Indonesia (ELI), a pioneering, ecotourism provider … Continue reading

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Indonesia’s Orang Utans up close and personal

By Dian Hasan | July 16, 2010 The playful Orang Utans at Camp Leakey, Tanjung Puting National Park, Indonesian Borneo. Photo: Nicole Duke To understand the plight of the mighty Orang Utan, the magnificent orange apes that are native to … Continue reading

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The Coral Triangle ~ the richest marine biodiversity on the planet

More coral reef species than anywhere else on Earth. Six of the world’s 7 marine turtle species. 3,000 marine fish species. A 6-million square kilometer ecosystem that fuels economies and supports the livelihoods of over 100 million people. About the … Continue reading

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Whimsical Bamboo ~ Soneva Kiri Resort Children’s Activity & Learning Center

By Dian Hasan | July 8, 2010 Located in the Soneva Kiri Resort on the Thai island of Koh Kood, this Children’s Activity and Learning Center provides visiting children a wide range of entertaining activities, giving them both creative and … Continue reading

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Gap Adventures founder to speak at eco conference

By Dian Hasan | July 8, 2010 Bruce Poon Tip, founder of Gap Adventures, the world’s largest adventure travel company, has been signed up as a key note speaker at the inaugural World Green Tourism Conference 2010 taking place in … Continue reading

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