Entries Tagged ‘Sumatran Orangutan’:

New Big 5 Project

Filed in Events, In the Press on May.01, 2020

The New Big 5 project is an international initiative to create a new big 5 of wildlife. The Big 5 of photography is supported by many of the world’s leading photographers, conservationists and wildlife lovers, working with international wildlife charities and organisations.

Craig Jones Wildlife Photography Sumatra

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Birdfair 2017 – Inspiring Others

Filed in Articles, Events on Aug.20, 2017

I have just returned from a couple of wonderful days at this years British Birdwatching Fair in Rutland. It was my first time there as an speaker after many years going as a visitor and an exhibitor back in 2010. I was invited there by the fair itself  to do my talk “Conservation with a Camera” The talk covered how I use my camera too help wildlife here in the UK and around the world.  My talk went down really well I thought with lots of interest and questions from the audience afterwards.

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National Geographic Magazine

Filed in Articles, In the Press on Oct.25, 2016

A wonderful article illustrated by my images covering the work of Panut Hadisiswoyo, Director of OIC in Sumatra is published in November’s issue of National Geographic magazine. Telling the story of how the critically endangered Sumatran Orangutans are trafficked and sold as pets.

national-geographic - Craig Jones Wildlife Photography

national-geographic - Craig Jones Wildlife Photography

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Inspirational Evening in London

Filed in Events, Exhibitions on Oct.19, 2016

I’ve just returned for an amazing private viewing and auction evening in London as the Green Party unveiled its first ever large scale art exhibition at the Hoxton Arches gallery in London. It featured works donated by 50 green-minded artists ranging from household names in contemporary art to exciting up and coming street artists and everything in between.

Craig Jones Wildlife Photography

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Pongky Your Now Free

Filed in Articles, Charities on Feb.02, 2016

Hope is a great thing, without it you have nothing. When I sat with Pongky, a male Sumatran orangutan in Medan Zoo, Sumatra last year I couldn’t believe the suffering and pain I was witnessing. Paying visitors would pay to watch him and laugh at his screams. Those were screams of anguish though and not for their pleasure. I cant tell you how I hate cruelty to animals and what I saw on that day has haunted me ever since.


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