Solving the Last Mile Problem with Assistive Walking Technologies

GIVING URBAN MOBILITY Cars were a great replacement for horses and carts at the beginning of the 19th century. But today cars are number 1 cause of death for citizens who suffer from pollution and reduced health as a result of sedentary lifestyle. Perhaps the next step in the evolution of urban transportation is not betterContinue reading “Solving the Last Mile Problem with Assistive Walking Technologies”

Actions for Primate Conservation

Preserving Primate Survival and Well-being *** This initiative/award is closed now. *** Since its inception, Croeni Charity concentrated on primate survival and well-being, with a geographic focus on Southeast Asia and Madagascar. We collaborate with primate conservation experts and organizations to transfer knowledge, identify and create synergies between existing actions and initiatives, and to protectContinue reading “Actions for Primate Conservation”

Cat Ba Langur Conservation Project: Only 53 Individuals Remaining

The Cat Ba Langur Conservation Project (CBLCP) was founded in 2000 to halt the impending extinction of the Cat Ba Langur (Trachypithecus Poliocephalus), a critically endangered leaf eating monkey endemic to Cat Ba Island off the shore of northern Vietnam. Since its initiation, the project has worked on species and habitat protection, law enforcement, population monitoring, environmental education,Continue reading “Cat Ba Langur Conservation Project: Only 53 Individuals Remaining”

Species on the Brink: One Voice for Stakeholder Engagement

Reversing the Decline in Species on the Brink of Extinction Asian Species Action Partnership (ASAP) is an interagency coalition to address the extinction risk among the most threatened non-marine vertebrates of Southeast Asia. Organizations within the international conservation community are joining forces to minimise impending extinctions in this area of the world, where habitat loss, tradeContinue reading “Species on the Brink: One Voice for Stakeholder Engagement”

Quick Response Biodiversity Fund (SEA): 2,500 hectares Rainforest protection in Leuser-Ecosystem

Acquiring High Priority Habitat to Protect Biodiversity 1% for the Planet and RESOLVE have partnered with the Weeden Foundation to create a fund for high priority habitat acquisitions for the purpose of protecting biodiversity. The Quick Response Biodiversity Fund (QRBF) was launched in February 2015. Check out an article about the QRBF in Mongabay. In 2016, QRBF Southeast Asia wasContinue reading “Quick Response Biodiversity Fund (SEA): 2,500 hectares Rainforest protection in Leuser-Ecosystem”

Inspiring Conservation News: MONGABAY

News and Inspiration from Nature’s Frontline Mongabay operates a widely popular conservation news and environmental science website that focuses on issues related to forests, wildlife, and oceans. Mongabay also runs Mongabay-Indonesia, a successful Indonesian-language environmental news service; WildMadagascar.org, a site that highlights the biological and cultural richness of Madagascar; and Tropical Conservation Science, an open-access journal that provides opportunities for scientistsContinue reading “Inspiring Conservation News: MONGABAY”

Orangutan Outreach, Great Apes Conservation, Borneo, Sumatra, 2015/16

Reach Out and Save the Orangutans Orangutan Outreach was founded in 2007 to bring attention to the crisis facing orangutans in the wild due to deforestation and the expansion of palm oil plantations into previously undisturbed areas of forest. Based in New York City, the organization collaborates with partners throughout Borneo and Sumatra. It has alsoContinue reading “Orangutan Outreach, Great Apes Conservation, Borneo, Sumatra, 2015/16”

Charity Art Top Tips for Artists

Top Tips for Artists Artists often feel the pain of other fellow human beings and animals. They develop compassion and passion for various charitable causes and try to alleviate suffering of others through generous art donations. Some artists do a great job in communicating their work to raise additional publicity both for themselves and theContinue reading “Charity Art Top Tips for Artists”

Charity Art: Top Tips for Galleries

Galleries and art brokers play an important role as intermediaries between artists and charities. As such, galleries can be very powerful in achieving impact, depending on their role and position and country specific customs and rules. Charities frequently need resources, sometimes urgently, and artists might feel obligated to help or guilty if they cannot assist.Continue reading “Charity Art: Top Tips for Galleries”