Third Annual Pongo Environmental Awards and Benefit a Success
Sept 25, 2016 - Santa Monica, CA - Orang Utan Republik Foundation. Actor/Activist Ed Asner provided serious tone to the annual event which celebrates environmental achievement.
The Orang Utan Republik Foundation (OURF) held its 3rd Annual Pongo Environmental Awards on September 24th at a private residence in West Pasadena. Nearly one hundred interested people were in attendance. With the scenic Eagle Rock vista overlooking the stage area in the backyard, Actor Ed Asner took the stage at sundown and gave the audience an update on the crticially endangered status of the Bornean orangutan. Mr. Asner made it clear that this was a serious matter and that the attendees were assembled to help raise funds to support the work of the Orang Utan Republik Foundation. The audience responded by raising over $15,000 for programs that help to save endangered orangutans through education and othe innovative projects.
- August 25, 2016 - The Orangutan Project and Orang Utan Republik Foundation Unite!
- August 17, 2016 - International Orangutan Day - August 19th Each Year
- July 11, 2016 - Bornean orangutan declared ‘critically endangered’ as forests shrink
- May 3, 2016 - Unique Orangutan Scholarship Program Reaches Major Milestone
- February 29, 2016 - ‘Cocktail’ orang-utans leave researchers shaken and stirred
- January 17, 2016 - 2016- OURF Providing an Avenue for Further Involvement in Saving Orangutans
- November 2, 2015 - Orangutan Caring Week – 8-15 November 2015
- July 26, 2015 - 2nd Annual Pongo Environmental Awards and Fundraiser
- June 9, 2015 - 2015 LP Jenkins Fellowship Awarded for Study on the Conservation Benefit of RSPO Complaint Process
- May 18, 2015 - Seventeen Students to Receive 2015 Orangutan Caring Scholarships