An online webinar with Leif Cocks OAM, Founder and President of The Orangutan Project.
Leif will speak about how The Orangutan Project and its sister projects are responding to the triple challenges of climate change, rainforest destruction, and the pandemic.
How can we support local communities to value the rainforest ecosystems?
What do we need to do right now and in the next ten years to ensure critically endangered species survive the extinction crisis?
Leif Cocks OAM is a renowned orangutan expert who has worked in orangutan conservation for over 30 years. He established The Orangutan Project in 1998 and the International Elephant Project and the International Tiger Project in 2015. Leif has several academic qualifications, including a Masters of Science studying orangutans and he is the recipient of the Order of Australia Medal in 2020 and the John Curtin Medal in 2019. He lectures at universities, is a seasoned public speaker, and has published several papers on orangutans in peer-reviewed journals. Leif is also the author of three books including his 2016 Amazon bestseller, Orangutans My Cousins, My Friends – A journey to understand and save the person of the forest.