What Can You DO


A campaign has been launched in Australia to highlight the devastating impacts of the palm oil industry on the orangutans and their rainforest habitat. Go to www.palmoilaction.org.au for more information on what you can do.

A) To volunteer your services please email us at help@grasp.org.au , include your CV and the area where you think you may be of assistance.

B) To make a donation, please make a deposit at your local bank or online.

C) Write to your local Federal MP and to the Minister for Environment and ask them to help the conservation of great apes. Actions you should promote are the labelling of all products containing Palm Oil and funding conservation of orangutans through the Federal Government’s Regional Natural Heritage Program.

D) Support an Eco Tourism project such as the AOP Borneo Orangutan Tours. Visit their web site at www.orangutan.org.au/tours or Email tours@orangutan.org.au for more details

E) Adopt an orangutan orphan through the AOP at http://www.orangutan.org.au/index.php?id=23

F) Become a member of the Jane Goodall Institute and help support their mission: to advance the power of individuals, to take informed and compassionate action, to improve the environment for all living things. Click here to join.

G) Start a Roots & Shoots Group or Classroom!
Inspire, take action, make a difference . . .

Roots & Shoots (R&S) is a youth driven, environmental and humanitarian education program which engages youth groups to plan and implement service projects showing care and concern in three areas: the environment, animals, and the human community. When you sign up to be a Roots & Shoots leader, the Jane Goodall Intitute supplies you with the tools you will need to successfully start a group.

H) Let Kyoto Protocol Delegates Know You Demand Immediate Action to Stop Rainforest Fires and Peatland Agricultural Conversion