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World Orangutan Day: Conservationists Call for An End to Habitat Destruction
Animals  (tags: animalrights, environment, endangered, protection, wildlife, extinction, Borneo, orangutan, Orangutan Land Trust, palm oil, Sumatra, International Orangutan Day, Changing Times, Annette Gartland, OIC, SOCP, BOSF, IAR, HOCRU, IUCN, rescue )

Annette
- 2 days ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
Today is International Orangutan Day and events have been organised around the world to raise awareness about the plight of the now critically endangered primate. Changing Times brings you the full story about the situation in Sumatra and Borneo.
Sir David Attenborough Stops Rainforest Home of Elephants and Orangutans Being Destroyed
Animals  (tags: Sir David Attenborough, orangutans, elephants, saved, Borneo, animal conservation )

Scooby
- 123 days ago - express.co.uk
SIR DAVID Attenborough has stopped a wildlife paradise for endangered pygmy elephants and orangutans from being destroyed by bulldozers.
Plantation Workers Kill and Eat Endangered Orangutan.
Animals  (tags: Orangutans, Borneo, Indonesia, Plantation Workers, Killed, Ate )

Derek
- 188 days ago - nypost.com
Palm oil plantation workers killed and ate a critically endangered orangutan on the island of Borneo, according to an Indonesian lawmaker who called for police to investigate what is a frequent but rarely prosecuted crime.
Blind Orangutan Has Op to Restore Sight After Being Shot 104 Times!
Animals  (tags: Orangutan, Blind, Operation, Cataract, Borneo )

Derek
- 200 days ago - news.sky.com
Aan, described as a "clever" primate, was tranquilised before undergoing a cataract operation on her right eye at a reserve in Borneo. Her left one, which was ruptured by dozens of pellets when she was attacked in 2012, has been removed.
Indonesia's Forest Fires Threaten a Third of World's Wild Orangutans !
Animals  (tags: protection, orangutans, borneo, forests, rescued, wildlife )

Angela
- 666 days ago - theguardian.com
Alarmingly, 358 fire hotspots have been detected inside the Sabangau Forest in Borneo which has the worlds largest population of nearly 7,000 wild orangutans.
Saving Meryl
Animals  (tags: orangutan, baby, captivity, Borneo, BOSF, Meryl )

Evelyn
- 923 days ago - orangutan.or.id
The baby orangutan was found in a very poor condition. She was weak and thin. The owner put her in a lanjungThe baby orangutan was found in a very poor condition. She was weak and thin. The owner put her in a lanjung
Stop the Oil for Ape Scandal in Borneo - Via Avaaz Petitions
Animals  (tags: Borneo, Orangutans, Palm Oil Industry, Deforestation, Trees, Habitat destruction, Endangered Species, Extinction, Ethical concerns, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 1075 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Palm Oil companies are planning to expand the deforestation of rainforest on the Island of Borneo - alongside the Sekonyer River and Tanjung Puting National Park in Central Kalimantan. The orang-utan, clouded leopard and sun bear live in this forest.
Please Sign: Tell BGA and RSPO: Sustainable Does Not Mean Destroying Rainforests and Starving Orangutans
Animals  (tags: anima lcruelty, rainforest destruction, RSPO fraud and deception, WWF, International Animal Rescue Indonesia, orangutans starving, palm oil, Bumitama Gunajava Agro, Borneo, Indonesiawildlife )

Susan
- 1586 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Bumitama Gunajaya Agro (BGA) has cleared Borneo's rainforest for miles, with total disregard for the well-being of the orangutans and other primates living there. International Animal Rescue Indonesia staff has found a few starving orangutans remaining.
Hundreds of Orangutans Killed Annually for Meat
Animals  (tags: tragedy, disaster, humans, destroyers, borneo, orangutans, slaughtered, killed, extinction )

Simone
- 2106 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
People are eating orangutans to extinction in Indonesia, a new study says. Hundreds of the big apes are hunted annually for meat or to eliminate threats to crops in the country's Kalimantan region (map) on the island of Borneo.
Chester Zoo Team to Build Orangutan Bridges in Borneo
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, conservation, environment, endangered, orangutans, deforestation, rainforests, Borneo )

Pia
- 2192 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A team from Chester Zoo will join conservationists in Malaysian Borneo later this year to help construct special "orangutan bridges". The structures are designed to allow the animals to move around in an area that has become fragmented by deforestation.
***GREAT NEWS*** Freed, Thanks to Mail Readers - Mely the Chained Orangutan
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, Cruelty, Animal Welfare, animals advocates, rights, GoodNews, cruelty, ethics, habitat, protection, investigation, law, rescued, sadness, suffering, wild life, Lis Key, Kalimantan, Borneo, Indonesia 15 years, primate, torture )

Alison
- 2487 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
After 15 years in ­shackles, perhaps it was inevitable that when the moment came for rescuers to free Mely the orang-utan, no one could find the key to unlock her padlock and chain.
Picture Gallery, In Pictures: Rare Cats of Borneo
Animals  (tags: picture gallery, animals, rare cats, Borneo )

Beatrice
- 2730 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Camera traps set up by the Conservation of Carnivores in Sabah project have revealed other rare cats in the region, such as this Bornean bay cat, only rediscovered by science in Sarawak in 1992.
Sabah Video Is First Ever of Borneo's Clouded Leopard
Animals  (tags: endangered, borneo, clouded leopard, video, survival, filmed )

Simone
- 2745 days ago - thejakartaglobe.com
The Sundaland clouded leopard, a newly identified and little understood species of big cat in Borneo, has been filmed for the first time. The leopard, a healthy-looking animal a metre long (3 feet) and weighing about 40 kilos (90 pounds) was caught
Meeting Tam in Borneo: Our Last Chance to Save Asia's Two Horned Rhino
Animals  (tags: tam, borneo, endangered, asia two horned rhino, disappearing, tragedy, poachers, wildlife crimes )

Simone
- 2821 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Nothing can really prepare a person for coming face-to-face with what may be the last of a species. I had known for a week that I would be fortunate enough to meet Tam. I'd heard stories of his gentle demeanor, discussed his current situation with
Palm Oil Threatens Borneo's Rarest Cats
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, rare cats, Borneo, palm oil expansion, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

CherAWAY
- 2847 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Oil palm expansion is threatening Borneo's rarest wild cats, reports a new study based on three years of fieldwork and more than 17,000 camera trap nights. Studying cats in five locations--each with different environments--in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo,
 

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