This is a special session for April, and an extremely timely one, seeing that there has been lots of international media coverage of late on the future of orang utans in Sumatra.We are stoked to have Michelle Desilets, Executive Director of Orangutan Land Trust and Founder of Borneo Orangutan Survival UK as our next speaker. She will be presenting the current challenges faced by orangutan and forest conservationists working in Borneo and Sumatra, and the efforts to address these issues with sustainable and long-term solutions.We hope to see you there!
Partnering us for this event is The Hub Singapore.
Date: 24 April 2012 (Tuesday)
Time: 7.30pm – 9.30pm (talk will be followed by Q&A, then mingling)
Venue: The Hub Singapore, 113 Somerset Road (National Youth Council building), ground floor.
About Orangutan Land Trust
As a land trust we focus on supporting the preservation, restoration and protection of land masses in the areas where orangutans naturally exist or have existed in the past. The main aim of this trust is to ensure that there are safe forest areas set aside for orangutans and other species which accompany them within their habitat to form a healthy ecosystem.
When you support OLT, we are able to use the funds to investigate land to ensure that it is suitable to use for orangutans as well as secure and protect the land to ensure that it remains a safe and flourishing habitat in an effort to keep wild orangutans from extinction.
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