Touching supermarket ad showing palm oil’s impact on orangutans deemed too “political”.

A touching advertisement released by Iceland Supermarkets in the U.K. has stirred up controversy when it was deemed to be political advertising. The ad features an orangutan explaining to a little girl the impacts of palm oil on orangutans. Iceland became the first U.K. supermarket to remove palm oil from all its products earlier this […]

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Deadline Extended for BOS Canada Conservation grants (2018)

BOS CANADA Conservation Grants 2018 BOS Canada has a fund of $6,000 CAD to provide small grants in support of conservation research on orangutans or related projects, including conservation education. Proposals involving direct conservation work must include a research component that evaluates the effectiveness of the conservation activities proposed (evidence, assessment). Award amounts range from […]

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BOSCAN in the news, orangutans at risk of extinction.

BOS Canada founder Dr. Anne Russon was recently featured in several news outlets discussing a new research study published in Current Biology. The article discusses deforestation and declining orangutan populations on the island of Borneo. Check out the CBC article!   Dr. Russon has also been featured in some other news stories recently: BBC: Poo, […]

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Now Accepting 2018 Conservation Grant Applications

BOS CANADA Conservation Grants 2018 BOS Canada has a fund of $6,000 CAD to provide small grants in support of conservation research on orangutans or related projects, including conservation education. Proposals involving direct conservation work must include a research component that evaluates the effectiveness of the conservation activities proposed (evidence, assessment). Award amounts range from […]

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