Help us #FreeLasah! We have just launched our photo campaign in our continued efforts to free Lasah the elephant from a life of torment on the holiday island of Langkawi to a elephant... READ MORE
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The Langkawi Elephant Adventures (LEA) on Langkawi island, Malaysia, has held the elephant Lasah under deplorable conditions for ten years. Join Friends of the Orangutans in urging the Malaysian Environment Minister to... READ MORE
PepsiCo, one of the biggest food manufacturers in the world, has been exposed again for its use of Conflict Palm Oil. Manik, who is trafficked into work on a Malaysian palm oil plantation,... READ MORE
In May this year The Star exposed deforestation of valuable forests in the state of Kedah. Not long after consultancy group AidEnvironment released a damning report of thrashing of forest in the... READ MORE
Last year you helped us in our campaign for Katarina the orangutan at the horrible Kuala Lipis Zoo in the Peninsular Malaysia. She was the lone orangutan at the zoo and was kept... READ MORE
A letter by the director of Friends of the Orangutans Malaysia was recently published by Free Malaysia Today, regarding the impact of massive, unsustainable & unethical orangutan tourism at the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation... READ MORE