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Discovery Overland

Orangutan Appeal UK is very grateful to Discovery Overland Tours in partnership with Fox Vakanties who entered into a corporate partnership with the Appeal in November 2009 by pledging to adopt Ceria for each of their clients. Since the partnership began, Discovery Overland has raised over £13,000 pounds for the Appeal through the adoptions that they have purchased.

Discovery Overland Holidays is a travel expert based in Malaysia, their mission statement reads;

“Discovery Overland Holidays enables the fulfillment of the human spirit to discover new horizons and fresh experiences. At the same time, it respects the balance of relationships between partners, between business and local community and between human and nature.”

 

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Sing for their lives!

Orangutan Appeal UK needs YOU!

On the 14th of March 2011, we are taking part in ‘Charioke’ (www.charioke2011.com) a 10 hour SING-A-THON to raise money for several charities in the UK and overseas. Held at Karaoke Box, Smithfield in London. And we need singers!
So if you’ve always wanted to fundraise, but don’t fancy running 26 miles, then why not come and sing instead!?
Even if you can only commit to a couple of hours - we’d love to see you there! (And PS you don’t have to be the next Mariah or Michael Buble!)

To take part, or SPONSOR a Charioke Champion, please email admin4@orangutan-appeal.org.uk, call 01590 623443 or visit www.facebook.com/orangutanappealuk for more details.

Thank you for your support!

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Newsflash - Michelle has been released

We have just been notified that Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre Management have released our adoptive baby Michelle into the Kabili Reserve surrounding the Rehabilitation Centre.

Release decisions / timings are not decided by the Appeal but Michelle, at approximately 4 years of age, is a feisty individual and has made good progress. Due to her very young age the Appeal is using one of our experienced research assistants - Victor – to keep a close eye on her movements and monitor her for her safety.

We will do our very best to keep everyone informed on her progress.

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2011 Calendar available NOW!

The Appeal’s new calendar for 2011 is full of stunning photographs of many of your favourite faces from Sepilok, and of course includes pictures of the Appeal’s beautiful adoptive baby orangutans. Fantastic value at only £6 (plus p&p) its the perfect present for that special someone who loves orangutans, and makes a great stocking filler for Christmas! Available from our shop now- or why not add one to your basket when you adopt an orangutan. Just click on the tabs above or give the Appeal team a call on 01590 623443. Hurry while stocks last!

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Orangutan Appeal UK are delighted to announce we have teamed up with Baobab Expeditions

Orangutan Appeal UK are delighted to announce we have teamed up with Baobab Expeditions to offer a fabulous journey to experience the Orangutans and also the Turtles of Borneo. Visit the world famous Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre giving you a great chance to see the Orangutans which have been successfully rehabilitated and which are now living free in the protected Sepilok reserve. Continue on to visit the beautiful island reserve of Selingan, home to the endangered sea turtle. Baobab Expeditions promotes environmental protection, conservation, and the utilisation of local tourism resources, and every Baobab booking results in a monetary donation towards the worthwhile support of orangutans in Borneo.

Please click on the link below to learn more-

http://www.baobabexpeditions.com/orangutan_appeal

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Borneo Adventure - Press Release!

New 15 Day Orangutan Adventure re-launches in September 2010

Leading Asia specialist, Travel Indochina, is delighted to announce the long awaited relaunch of its new Borneo Orangutan Adventure in September 2010. Created in conjunction with the Sepilok Orangutan Appeal, the tour provides a unique insight into local life in Borneo and the itinerary includes an exclusive homestay led by one of the appeal staff. Furthermore, Travel Indochina will donate £400 to the appeal for every place booked!

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Amazing Animals! Beastly Bugs! Tremendous Trees!

Learn about the rainforests of Borneo - Join our Friend of the Rainforest programme and help the orangutan & its rainforest habitat.

Receive information about this incredible ecosystem, which supports half of all the species on Earth, and help in Orangutan Appeal UK’s bid to conserve the endangered orangutan.

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