At the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair with my project about palm oil and orangutan population sustainability. Having a great time!
Author Archives: Jungleheroes
Indonesian Conservationist Honored
“Rudi Putra, a biologist who works in Sumatra’s Aceh Province, was on Monday honored with the $175,000 Goldman Environmental Prize.” He organizes teams to manually cut down illegal palm oil plantations, and has already seen regrowth to rainforest. Read more … Continue reading
Changemaker Workshop With Walter Hays Elementary School
I lead some exciting Changemaker Workshops with the 4th and 5th grades at Walter Hays Elementary School this morning. A big thank you to everyone who made this possible, and to all the wonderful students I spoke with today!
The Orangutan Gang
“Today I am eight years old, and I stand in defense of the orangutans!” Our young Junglehero Gigi Finn has made a website! Visit it to learn more about orangutans, and what you can do to save them. Her story: … Continue reading
New Jungleheroes Video- We’re the Solution
Take a minute to watch our newest video from the most recent speaking tour, and share! Thank you again to all the fabulous schools and students I had the opportunity to work with in the past few weeks. I’d love … Continue reading
Jungleheroes at TEDxYouth@Tokyo
Jungleheroes will be onstage at TEDxYouth@Tokyo at about 7:30 pm PST on Saturday the 16th. Our presentation will also be available for viewing after the event. Watch it live HERE!
Hope everyone had a fun and palm oil free Halloween. Young Junglehero Gigi Finn dressed up as Birute Galdikas, the founder of OFI, a conservationist, primatolagist, and hero for orangutans. Gigi handed out papers with information about orangutans and Jungleheroes … Continue reading
CAUTION- Rainforest destruction in your treat bag?
Make sure you are not contributing to rainforest destruction this Halloween- read candy ingredient labels to avoid palm oil, the leading cause of deforestation in Borneo. Read more here.
Young True Junglehero
Meet our newest true Junglehero, Gigi: My name is Gigi Finn and I am 8 years old. I wasn’t very intrigued at first when I heard about palm oil, but a year later a reminder must have flashed inside my … Continue reading
New short movies coming soon…
Guess what!? New short movies coming soon.. Just finished filming!