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Drones Are Tracking Malaria-Carrying Monkeys
Animals  (tags: Monkeys, Macaques, Borneo, Drones, Malaria, Human Interaction, Disease Spread )

- 63 days ago -
"Scientists hope to learn how disease spreads by studying the interactions of macaques and people on Borneo."
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 )

- 104 days ago -
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 )

- 615 days ago -
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 )

- 1136 days ago -
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 )

- 1222 days ago -
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 )

- 1517 days ago -
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 )

- 1760 days ago -
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 )

- 1774 days ago -
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 )

- 1850 days ago -
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 )

- 1877 days ago -
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,
Emergency Appeal: Borneo Is Burning
Animals  (tags: environment, animals, orangutans, Borneo, fires, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 1944 days ago -
Forest fires are breaking out in the Sabangau forests in Central Kalimantan- jeopardizing the lives of the estimated 8,000 wild orangutans living there.
A Plan to Bring Isolated Borneo Rhinos Together! Video!
Animals  (tags: animals, Borneo, rhinos, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 1956 days ago -
An initiative to transport lone Borneo rhinos to a secure central location - where they can interact with other rhinos - could mean hope for this extremely rare subspecies.
Civet Cat-the Coffee Cat
Animals  (tags: civet cats, cat-fox, Borneo, Asia, coffee beans, protection )

- 2011 days ago -
Civets are small, lithe-bodied, mostly arboreal mammals native to the tropics of Africa and Asia. Civet may also refer to the distinctive musk produced by the animal. The common name is used for a variety of carnivorous mammalian species
New Web Site for Orangutan Adoptions in Borneo
Animals  (tags: animals, orangutans, adoptions, Borneo, web site, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2018 days ago -
Orangutan orphans in Borneo need your help! FOUR PAWS has launched an adoption programme for the benefit of each individual orangutan in the BOS sanctuary in Samboja. Now a new, interactive web site is offering new insights, film clips, and all
FOUR PAWS Helps Orang-Utans in Need
Animals  (tags: animals, orangutans, Borneo, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 2068 days ago -
The Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOS) operates rehabilitation centres and sanctuaries for orangutans and other endangered animals. FOUR PAWS supports BOS' aid programs: At the Samboja sanctuary (Borneo) orangutans who have been injured, abused

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