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A Weekend in Galibi

By Ted van Hooff When you think of Green Heritage Fund Suriname, you think of sloths. Yet the foundation does more than rehabilitate this species.

Journal

Celebrating the life of Jinkoe

On the 26th of June 2017, which was a national holiday in my country, I was called by an outpatient caretaker. While visiting a patient

News

Rotterdam Man Runs Marathon for GHFS

By Carola PoleyTranslated from Dutch by Ted van Hooff By running the Rotterdam Marathon, Albert Aletrino (21) has raised a significant amount of money for

Journal

A Special Guest

By Ted van Hooff ‘There’s a sloth in a car tire above the water behind my house.’ We find sloths in the strangest places. When

Journal

Thank you Sigfried

By Ted van Hooff When Sigfried, a cock who is always alert, starts to crow at a tree in a backyard in South Paramaribo, his

Journal

Urban Forest Fragments

World Wildlife Day 2019 In observance of World Wildlife Day on Sunday, the 3rdof March, we wanted to share with you some of our thoughts

Journal

A sloth called Cliff

A sloth called Cliff Kenneth started calling me at the end of December 2018 about a two-fingered sloth that was of concern to him. The

Education & Research

Chinese Year of the Pig

Today, the 5th of February 2019 is the first day in the Chinese Year of the Earth Pig. For us that includes also their wild

Journal

Wildlife Welfare and Sloths

Suriname is home to two species of sloth, the three-fingered Bradypus tridactylus and the two-fingered Choloepus didactylus. Although neither species is currently considered threatened with extinction [12, 13] ,

Journal

2019 here we come!

We had a wonderful year! Slowly things started falling into place after a bit of a chaotic ending of 2017. But, things started lining up.

Journal

World Tamandua Day – 29 November 2018

On the 29th of November we celebrate World Anteater Day. We also say Tamandua Day, because the day originated in Brazil. Anteaters are like sloths

Journal

Giving Thanks!

Today we want to focus on giving thanks to our donors, including the anonymous ones. We wanted in particular to highlight the work of one

Journal

The Story of 19 November

For some of you, this might be just an ordinary day. Not for Green Heritage Fund Suriname. This day reminds us of a beginning and

Green Community Development Program

The Spirit of Gold

Recently I had the pleasure of working with Faye, an indigenous leader from the Wapishana tribe in the South Rupununi in Guyana. She told me

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