Tag: rainforest

Spreading the word about reforestation.
July 31, 2019July 31, 2019
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Spreading the word about reforestation.

The Zoological Association of America recently asked us at SOS to submit an article for their summer journal. We are very grateful for the opportunity to tell the ZAA’s supporters (and ours!) about our forest restoration work in detail via their summer journal. We are also grateful to Andrew Walmsley for allowing us to submit his photos for inclusion...

Good news for Indonesia’s primary forests!
June 13, 2019June 13, 2019
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Good news for Indonesia’s primary forests!

Indonesian officials in Jakarta announced this week that a temporary moratorium prohibiting the issue of new permits to clear primary and peat forests is set to be made permanent later this year. This will cement the protection of the 255,000 square miles of primary and peat forests covered at present by the temporary moratorium, which prohibits the conversion...

Ten Year Challenge
February 8, 2019February 8, 2019
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Ten Year Challenge

Over recent weeks, social media networks have been full of ’10 year challenge’ photos – comparisons that show how people looked 10 years ago, and how they look now. We decided to join in by comparing photos from the Halaban restoration site. The first photo was taken in 2008, and the second in 2018. We...

Highlights of 2018
December 18, 2018December 18, 2018
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Highlights of 2018

With the end of the year fast approaching, here’s a look back at some of the amazing things we’ve achieved in 2018. We have planted 112,200 trees this year! This brings the total number of trees planted through our projects to 1,775,153. In addition to this, our wildlife crime patrol team have covered over 20,000km...