Category Archive: Indonesia

Oct 01

Four Africans, Indonesians honoured with the GRASP-Ian Redmond Conservation Award

Created to encourage innovation, build partnerships, inspire leadership, and offer hope in the field of great ape conservation, the GRASP-Ian Redmond Conservation Award was given to four dedicated individuals September 22nd at the Great Apes Summit in Jackson Hole, USA. The four winners were: Panut Hadisiswoyo from Indonesia, who works to address human-orangutan conflict issues in …

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Sep 21

Eight new vEcotours to explore!

In a push to give you, the public, a bit more to chew on as we continue to develop the technical side of, we’ve put eight new vEcotours online. The new sites range from the lofty heights of Mt Sabinyo in Uganda to deck-level on a fishing boat in Saleh Bay, Indonesia. Click on …

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May 12

Underwater vEcotours on the distant horizon

vEcotourism’s parent organisation, Chimp-n-Sea, is proud to announce the addition of a 51′ foot boat, Yosina, to the conservation team. Chimp-n-Sea co-founders Mark Laxer and Sara Lourie recently spent 5 1/2 weeks in Indonesia working with the Jari Foundation, a local NGO,  on a plan for marine conservation and local education. Long-term projects may involve …

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