Leif Cocks Releases a Non-Fiction Book



(New York City, NY) In the Country of Indonesia, The Orangutan Project, leads the way.  The conservation and rehabilitation of orangutans, to be more exact, is what The Orangutan Project leads the way in or for.  Additionally, the aforementioned organization, also attempts, to preserve the forest habitat.  For this entire effort, The Orangutan Project extensively cooperates with several other conservation projects.  The ultimate objective, is the survival of the orangutan species, along with, their natural habitat.  This organization was founded in the year, 1998.  Since the year 1998, The Orangutan Project has contributed more than $10 million USD, directly into conservation projects.  Leif Cocks is the Founder of The Orangutan Project, and, the respected man who deserves most of the credit for the $10 million dollars.  Recently, Leif Cocks announced that, he will continue to contribute to his beloved cause.  Specifically, the contribution will be in the form of a non-fiction book.  The non-fiction book is entitled, Finding Our Humanity.  In, Finding Our Humanity; Leif Cocks attempts to explore the connection, and, shared history between great apes and human beings.  As part of the release, Mr. Cocks has also announced a book tour.  The book tour is highlighted by two gala events.  
Leif Cocks
             The two gala events, which highlight the book tour; is how Mr. Cocks is attempting to promote his new book, and simultaneously, The Orangutan Project.  Briefly, a gala is a social occasion that, usually features special entertainment or performances.  However and returning to, the non-fiction book, Finding Our Humanity.  As previously said; it attempts to explore the connection, and, shared history between great apes and human beings.  For this effort, Leif Cocks attempts a philosophical approach.  The philosophical approach, is meant as an understanding, of how life can teach us about our own humanity.  The idea is to communicate to the reader; a combination of science, philosophy and real-life stories.  Leif Cocks does hope that, he can shift the reader’s perspective.  In order, to communicate his message, Mr. Cocks delves deeply into his more than 30 years of work experience.  The work experience is comprised of working with orangutans, developing conservation plans, protecting the population species and ensuring the survival of the orangutan habit.  Additionally, Finding Our Humanity, is considered to be the logical next step.  The logical next step forward, from his two previously released non-fiction books.  These two books are respectively entitled; Orangutans and their Battle for Survival, and, Orangutans My Cousins, My Friends. 
            Returning to the book tour for; Finding Our Humanity, the aforementioned includes stops in the United States of America, and, the Country of Canada.  Specifically, the book tour starts in the City of Los Angeles, California U.S.A.  After Los Angeles; Vancouver, Toronto and New York City are on the book tour schedule or itinerary.  The two gala events are; one gala event in the City of Culver City, and, Long Island New York City.  Culver City, is technically the Los Angeles area.  The gala event is scheduled for June 27th, 2019.  The event venue will be Playa Studios.  Ed Begley, Jr. will be the master of ceremonies, and, celebrity chef Bruce Kalman will be in charge of the food.  Leif Cocks is scheduled to deliver the keynote address.  Additionally, he will preside over the Sixth Annual Pongo Awards.  The latter, are presented by the Orang Utan Republix Foundation.  The Long Island New York City gala event is scheduled, for July 11th, 2019.  The event venue is the Harbor Club in Huntington Harbor.  This particular event, will have a silent auction.  The proceeds of the silent auction, will go directly to orangutan conservation efforts.  Leif Cocks is scheduled to deliver the keynote address.  After the keynote address, Leif Cocks will be joined by two environmental experts.  The idea, is an audience led question and answer session.  After the Q&A, Leif Cocks will stay, to be able, to sign the copies of Finding Our Humanity. 
            To end, Leif Cocks did release a press statement.  Through a press statement, Mr. Cocks said the following.  “It can be difficult sometimes for people to see the similarities between humans and orangutans.  I’ve spent the majority of my life with these great apes and witnessed their humanity many times.  We are all Great Apes.  Orangutans and humans share 97% of their DNA makeup.  Orangutans have cognitive thoughts and have as much humanity as you or me, sometimes more so.”  Leif Cocks also said.  “When I say orangutans are people, I get a lot of funny looks.  But they have some of the most beautiful souls you’ll ever come across.  ‘Finding Our Humanity’ isn’t about convincing people orangutans should be protected.  It’s not about pushing an agenda.  It’s not even about conservation efforts.  It’s about helping you understand the connection between other great apes and humans.  We share so much more than DNA, and that heritage deserves to be celebrated.”  Mr. Cocks concluded his press statement, by stating.  “I spend a great deal of my time in the jungle, surveying the heartbreaking damage caused by rampant deforestation of the orangutans’ home, usually to make way for palm oil and other agricultural plantations.  Our focus—and the majority of my time—is spent protecting remaining rainforest so wild orangutan populations can thrive in safety.  I’m looking forward to the opportunity to travel to the U.S. and Canada to meet with like-minded people who care about the plight of critically endangered orangutans as much as we do, because without our shared passion and efforts, their days in the wild are numbered.  I welcome the opportunity to make this a global discussion because we must take action now if we hope to stop these threats and save the unique beings who share our planet, including our gentle, deep thinking and highly sentient cousins, the critically endangered orangutan.”  As previously stated, Leif Cocks recently announced that, he will continue to contribute to his beloved cause.  Specifically, the contribution will be in the form of a non-fiction book.  The non-fiction book is entitled, Finding Our Humanity.  In, Finding Our Humanity; Leif Cocks attempts to explore the connection, and, shared history between great apes and human beings.  As part of the release, Mr. Cocks has also announced a book tour.  Lastly, the book tour is highlighted by two gala events. 

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06/12/2019



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