- The Bat Book: The origins of the pandemic explained
- We Speak for the Trees: First case of illegal logging will go to court
- Who is Athena and what is her Circle?
- The Faces of AlTo: Galen Priest, Senior Science Advisor and Outreach Specialist
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Other News from 2021:
July Update: The Bat Defender
May Update: A Lesson from WWII
March Update: The Pandemic: Everybody Needs to Know This
February Update: How We’re Connected: AlTo, Nickel, and You
Research Articles from AlTo:
Global Ecology and Conservation, June 21, 2021: Maleo Macrocephalon maleo population recovery at two Sulawesi nesting grounds after community engagement to prevent egg poaching
News from 2020:
November Newsletter: Partnership: AlTo’s collaborative approach is key to conservation success; COVID-19: Community-based means COVID-resilient conservation; Portrait of a Partner: Yudil Dilao, hunter-turned-Guardian; Outreach: AlTo goes home; Big and Small: AlTo’s 2020 sea turtle season brings more healthy babies, while adults keep coming; The Faces of AlTo: Ichsan Tobing: Advisor, Ally, Advocate.
August Update: One Primate Family
June Update: A Bright Star
May newsletter: Festival: Celebrating the kind of world we want to live in; COVID-19 in Tompotika: Protecting the vulnerable and facilitating long-term change; Jackoustick!: This Music for Conservation contest was bigger than ever!; The Faces of AlTo: Women and girls just need opportunities. For a faster loading version, click here.
February Update: A Tale of Two Poachers
News from 2019:
November Newsletter: Villagers renew and deepen their commitment to maleo conservation; How one lease renewal will keep protecting bats, sea turtles, and rainforests for another ten years; Law enforcement: it’s no longer just talk; AlTo’s staff give presentations at conferences; and more. Click here for a faster loading version.
October Update: For Want of a Shovel
July Newsletter: Land purchase creates brand-new wildlife preserve; Field trips for women introduce them to their maleo neighbors; Maleo Survey is nearing completion; and more. Click here for a faster loading version.
April Newsletter: AlTo documents a second maleo recovery site; Helping victims of the Palu Earthquake; the Maleo as a Conservation Ambassador; The Faces of AlTo; and more. Click here for a faster loading version.
May Update: Life Amongst the Dead
February Update: A Story About Being Saved by Chocolate
News from 2018:
December Update: It Just Gets Better
October Update: Earthquake, Tsunami, and Trees
July Newsletter: Villagers instigate forest restoration in the wake of illegal logging; Planting new trees to support the bats of tomorrow; Habitat improvements will help maleos recover at Tompotika’s second maleo site; AlTo’s research program is assessing maleo status across their full range; The Faces of AlTo: Top-flight professional wildlife photographer and AlTo US Board member Kevin Schafer. Click here for a faster loading version.
May Update: Waging Peace for a Third Thing
April Newsletter: Building Conservation Professionals; NGO Professionals gather to create a “Culture of Care”; Festival 2018: Drama and music delight and inspire Tompotika villagers; Faye Wilkinson: still making a difference; Jackoustik: Contest sparks new original music for conservation by Tompotika artists; The Faces of AlTo: The Cooking Ladies of Tanah Merah; and more. Click here for a faster loading version.
February Update: True Wealth
News from 2017:
September Update: Upang and the Maleo Worms
February Update: Experience Conversion
News from 2016:
May Update: Recovery Happens
March Update: Beyond Elections
January Update: Sharing Stuff
News from 2015:
October Update: Dawn Chorus, Sulawesi Style
September Update: Spitting on Forest Fires
May Update: Happy Endangered Species Day!
February Update: Preparing for Wonderful Things
News from 2014:
December Update: What Maleos Teach Us About Parenting, Trust, and the World We Live In
October Update: In Praise of Steepness
August Update: Art Has Changed Things
May Update: Listening Hard
April Update: Tompotika Youth Find Their Power in Conservation
News from 2013:
August Update: The Bat Man of Batu Bassi
April Update: Small Is Beautiful
January Update: Conservation = Reclaiming Our Identity
News from 2012:
December Update: Thanks for the gifts you have already given
September Update: This is the frontier
August Update: In praise of guano
May Update: Have fun and leave a lasting legacy
April Update: GiveBIG like the maleo
January Update: Elegy and celebration
News from 2011:
December Update: All creatures great and small
September Update: Mt. Tompotika: the view from the top
June Update: Ideas for building the future
January Update: The Ghost of Tompotika
News from 2010:
December Update: 2010 Conservation Award from Mongabay.org, and the giving tree
September Update: What about big blood-thirsty man-eaters?
August Update: Making conservation cool
May Update: Happy World Turtle Day
April Update: Salutary stories from Tompotika
March Update: Portrait of a predator, converted
January Update: This is for you
News from 2009:
December Update: What happens when the world opens
August Update: Dancing with butterflies
News from 2008: