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Responsible Orang Utan Spotting In Semenggoh Wildlife Centre.

Seeing orangutans in their natural habitat is a major bucket list item for many gap year travellers, and many head to Borneo and Indonesia specifically for a bit of wild orangutan spotting, but not every opertor is ethical. If you want to view orangutans in the wild then it is essential to do so in a responsible and ethical way, and Semenggoh orangutan rehabilitation centre is set up to do just that.

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Palm Oil Is Burning Borneo.

Borneo is burning. Orang utans are being made extinct and their once beautiful natural habitat is being destroyed by greed and the relentless expansion of the palm oil industry. Here is what travellers can do about it.

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How To Volunteer With Wildlife On Your Gap Year.

Wildlife conservation volunteering is the perfect opportunity to protect endangered species and make sure your gap year has a positive impact, but it is essential that it is done responsibly and ethically because it is all too easy to get it wrong and support an abusive, exploitative industry that only cares about making profit. Here is how you can make sure you do the right research, ask the right questions and volunteer for wildlife conservation projects in the right way.

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Posted in Volunteering

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