Greetings, we hope you are all well during this unhappy covid-19 period. I’m writing to send you our BOS Canada (Borneo Orangutan Society of Canada) newsletter for 2021. We thank you for your interest and your support, and hope you find our news interesting and (at least some of it) enjoyable. Please feel free to contact […]
Grants 2021-2022: Now Accepting Applications
BOS Canada is pleased to announce we are now accepting applications for our 2021-2022 grants. Please visit our grants page for more detailed information. More info: For 2021-22, BOS Canada has funds to provide small grants in support of conservation research on orangutans or related projects, including conservation education. Award amounts typically range from $500 […]
Second round of applications for orangutan conservation grants.
BOS Canada is pleased to offer a second round of applications for small grants in support of orangutan conservation For April 2020, 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. Award amounts typically range from $500 to $2,000 […]
2019 Newsletter out now!
Please see this year’s newsletter linked below. Thank you for your support, and we hope you find the newsletter interesting and useful. Newsletter_2019
Watch now: Public lecture by Dr. Mary Lee Jensvold
BOS Canada hosted Dr. Mary Lee Jensvold on April 2, 2019 at the Gladstone Hotel in Toronto, Canada Title: The Fauna Foundation: A Chimpanzee Sanctuary The Fauna Foundation, located outside Montreal, provides permanent homes for neglected, abused animals ranging from pets and farm animals to monkeys and apes. It aims to provide the care and support […]
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 […]
Second set of small grants available
BOS Canada is offering a second set of small grants for suitable projects that can contribute to orangutan research and conservation in 2018. We are accepting applications until Dec 15, 2018. Please see the Grants and Funded Projects page for further information and to download the application package. If you have questions please contact us at email@example.com
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 […]
New BOS Canada Website is live!
We are pleased to announce that our new and updated BOS Canada website is finally here. We hope you enjoy the new look! If anything isn’t working smoothly yet please let us know. Also check out our new facebook page, and follow us on twitter! We are now accepting applications for our 2018 conservation grants. […]
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, […]