Monthly Archives: January 2014

Growing SOCP


Man, what a great trip…caring, funny people. Unbelievable scenery…. This photo is not as sad as it looks. We had the (dis) honor (fun?) of hanging with orangutan conservation superstar/personality Ian Singleton yesterday. He apologized for the state of the … Continue reading

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First Selected Pics of My Trip to Borneo/Sumatra


Check out these cute little fuzzy guys at IAR Ketapang’s jungle school, where we got to help just a little bit.

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Off to Borneo and Sumatra for Two Weeks


Today I’m off to Borneo and Sumatra (and Java and Bali) with Orangutan Outreach and International Animal Rescue for two weeks.  I hope to have dispatches from my trip but I’ll be traveling with the real heroes (such a clichéd … Continue reading

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Updated 1/10/2014: Banana Republic Indonesia Folds to Palm Oil Again: Greed, Corruption And Consumer Culture Conspire To Destroy Environment


“The verdict was correct, we do not destroy the environment through converting peat swamp forest into palm oil plantation.” —  PT Kallista Alam attorney. [PLEASE NOTE:  The below is NOT from my blog.  It’ from endoftheicoons.wordpress.com, a conservation group, typos and … Continue reading

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Manmade Global Warming Choices Explained: The Only Responsible Choice is Easy


Watch this video.  An extremely brilliant, likeable, reasonable, seemingly everyday guy, — using only a whiteboard and 3 columns and 3 rows (I’ll do the math for you — 9 boxes) —  boils down the choices to be made when … Continue reading

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