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Gunung Palung Orangutan Conservation Program (Established 2000)
Conservation Agency
Web Site: http://www.savegporangutans.org

Director: Dr. Cheryl Knott
E-Mail: knott@bu.edu
PO Box 2250, Brattleboro, Vermont 05303 UNITED STATES

Mission: GPOCP’s organizational mission is to develop a local community that is aware and motivated to conserve and protect the orangutan, its habitat, and biodiversity within the forest.

Clientele: The people living in villages and towns surrounding Gunung Palung National Park.

Principal Research Programs: Environmental Education
Conservation Awareness
Alternative Livelihoods
Animal and Habitat Protection
Research Support

Number of Staff: 15

Associated Field Sites: Cabang Panti Field Station and the Gunung Palung Orangutan Project; Contact: Dr. Cheryl Knott; knott@bu.edu

Publications: MIAS - Indonesian quarterly publication
Orangutan Times - periodic organizational newsletter

Last Updated: 2011-01-05


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