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DID YOU KNOW THAT PRIMATE CAN SWIM? MEET THE PROBOSCIS MONKEY OF TANJUNG PUTTING NATIONAL PARK

DID YOU KNOW THAT PRIMATE CAN SWIM? MEET THE PROBOSCIS MONKEY OF TANJUNG PUTTING NATIONAL PARK Proboscis monkeys are the primate world’s most prolific swimmers, frequently leaping from tree limbs and hitting the water with a comical belly flop. They’ve evolved webbed feet and hands to help them outpace the crocodiles that are some of their main predators. The Bekantan (Proboscis monkeys)   According to Wikipedia – The Proboscis monkey or long-nosed monkey, known as the […]

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CONSERVE OUR WORLD

CONSERVE OUR WORLD Conserve our World is the name for the most important program of our Foundation the Indonesia Conservation Foundation – Our World https://ecolodgesindonesia.com/conservation-foundation/ numbered Program 3.2 on the website. 3.2 Conserve Our World through tree planting With the assistance of World Relief Australia (WRA) and VET LOVE (VL), both based in Queensland, this program has been given a large boost and is now our largest program. We wish to use a local NGO […]

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ANIMAL SIGHTED AT OUR LODGE The White-winged Wood Duck

ANIMAL SIGHTED AT OUR LODGE The White-winged Wood Duck The white-winged duck or white-winged wood duck Asarcornis scutulata is a large species of duck, formerly placed in the genus Cairina and allied with the dabbling ducks. However further analysis has indicated a monotypic species The white-winged duck – photo by Hariyono Historically, the white-winged duck was widely distributed from north eastern India and Bangladesh, throughout South East Asia to Java and Sumatra. It is now […]

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OUR CURRENT LODGES UPDATE – JANUARY 2021

OUR CURRENT LODGES UPDATE – JANUARY 2021 We take this opportunity to go back to basics. The Four Lodges, in Kalimantan, Sumatra and Flores and the Bali office, are vital to the existence of ECOLODGES INDONESIA and the CONSERVATION Programs. They have to be kept spotless and free from mould and termites, our biggest enemies. Under the guidance of Ibu Emi, each manager sends Whats App photos of the areas Ibu Emi wants to check […]

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OUR NEXT PHASE 3 PROGRAM WITH WORLD RELIEF AUSTRALIA

OUR NEXT PHASE 3 PROGRAM WITH WORLD RELIEF AUSTRALIA We are excited, as we introduce our next Phase 3 program No 3.2. see link https://www.wra.org.au/2018conserveourworld We have negotiated with World Relief Australia (WRA) to enable donors who wish to support the Indonesia Conservation Foundation – Our World (ICFOW) obtain tax relief in Australia. We also, have negotiated with a dynamic veterinary company Vet Love to invest in reforestation and tree protection in the Tanjung Puting […]

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OUR FOUNDATION NEWS – OUR FISH PROGRAMS

>> Would you expect to find FISH in a forest?  You can now! In the forests of Kalimantan (Borneo) at Rimba Orangutan Ecolodge, manager Pak Nopri has just bought 100 fingerling Nile Perch (delicious eating), to raise in a plastic tarpaulin tank to provide food, and an income for the staff and restaurant .They are starting small with a budget of Rp 500.000 (AUD50), including fish, and 3 to 4 months dry feed. It is […]

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