On October 17th the Department of Wildlife and National Parks responded to our and supporters’ call for Lasah the solitary working elephant on... READ MORE
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Friends of the Orangutans (Malaysia) is currently looking to enlist two highly passionate Malaysian volunteers, part time, to join us in preserving our national heritage, the orangutan. You will play a major role... READ MORE
Will you please write today to the Environment Minister of Malaysia (NRE) to ask for Lasah’s transfer to the Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary here? The Wildlife Department and the prime minister’s office will... READ MORE
What’s wrong with visiting orangutan rehabilitation centres? Orangutans undergoing rehab should not/must not be exposed to the public for two reasons: 1. Risk of disease transmission – orangutans who... READ MORE
Dear supporter, We thank you for your continuous support for our campaign for Lasah. We are currently in need of donations to keep our campaign for Lasah going. If you... READ MORE
Rainforest Action Network has produced an excellent report on financiers which backs companies involved in forest destruction, including for palm oil. The report can be viewed at this website: http://forestsandfinance.org/ Meanwhile, Clean Malaysia... READ MORE