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Changing Times: Six Orangutans Rescued From Plantations in Sumatra
Animals  (tags: orangutans, Aceh, BKSDA, forest, Gunung Leuser National Park, HOCRU, Indonesia, Medan, oil palm, orangutan, Orangutan Information Centre, palm oil, plantation, primate, release, rescue, SOS, Sumatra, Sumatran Orangutan Society, Wildlife )

Evelyn
- 2 days ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
OIC only relocates orangutans as a last resort, for instance when they are isolated in small patches of forest surrounded by plantations or farmlands, and have no access to large forested areas.
Sir David Attenborough Stops Rainforest Home of Elephants and Orangutans Being Destroyed
Animals  (tags: Sir David Attenborough, orangutans, elephants, saved, Borneo, animal conservation )

Scooby
- 89 days ago - express.co.uk
SIR DAVID Attenborough has stopped a wildlife paradise for endangered pygmy elephants and orangutans from being destroyed by bulldozers.
Stop the Bank Of England Using Palm Oil in Twenty Pound Notes and Threatening Orangutan Habitat
Animals  (tags: environment, orangutans, Endangered Species )

Angel
- 109 days ago - change.org
The Bank of England is considering using palm oil for the new £20 note. Palm Oil growers were responsible for 8% of deforestation between 1990 and 2008 . Please sign and share widely
Plantation Workers Kill and Eat Endangered Orangutan.
Animals  (tags: Orangutans, Borneo, Indonesia, Plantation Workers, Killed, Ate )

Derek
- 154 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.
*** August 19th Is International Orangutan Day *** WAKE UP MANKIND !!!   video
Animals  (tags: orangutans, palm oil industry, borneo orangutans )

Angela
- 334 days ago - youtube.com
Orangutans are on the endangered species list - WE MUST SAVE THEM !!! If you not already done, PLEASE SIGN THE PETITION: http://www.ran.org/snack_food_20
Bornean Orangutan Declared Critically Endangered
Animals  (tags: orangutans, endangered, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, wildlife, protection )

AWAY AWHI
- 376 days ago - ecowatch.com
The Bornean orangutan is now listed as critically endangered. With this update, both species of orangutan (the other being Sumatran) are now at extremely high risk of extinction in the wild
Indonesia's Forest Fires Threaten a Third of World's Wild Orangutans !
Animals  (tags: protection, orangutans, borneo, forests, rescued, wildlife )

Angela
- 632 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.
Save Orangutans From Being Burned Alive
Animals  (tags: orangutans, forest fire, palm companies, burned alive, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, humans, protection, suffering, wildanimals )

Lone
- 633 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Orangutans are dying from tens of thousands of small forest fires intentionally set by palm oil companies looking for a quick, cheap, and easy way clear land for the planting of the trees from which they harvest the oil.
Orangutans Are Dying as Indonesia Burns
Animals  (tags: Orangutans, suffering, cruelty, death )

Linda
- 636 days ago - takepart.com
Orangutans have more to fear than just the fire. The flames and smoke are pushing them out of their already reduced habitats and closer to human villages, where the adults are killed and the young apes are sold into the pet trade.
TAKE ACTION NOW - Save Orangutan Habitats ! Please SIGN and SHARE !!!
Animals  (tags: protection, orangutans, rescued, habitats, wildlife )

Angela
- 649 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
An estimated 7,500 Sumatran orangutans are left in the wild, which makes the Rainforest Alliances work to help farmers in Indonesia vitally important. By managing the land sustainably, farmers can help protect the orangutans habitat.
Her Habitat Destroyed,Mother Orangutan Looks For Food For Her Baby - Tortured By Mob
Animals  (tags: orangutans, suffering, sadness, society, humans, habitat, protection, animaladvocates, wildanimals )

Dan
- 654 days ago - goo.gl
She was weak, starving,likely injured, and only traveled this close to humans because she was desperate to find food and shelter for her little daughter ( story updated from 2010).... Featured story on today's Animal News Sentinel .
ACTION ALERT: Demand An End to Cruel Orangutan Boxing at Safari World in Thailand! PLEASE SIGN!
Animals  (tags: orangutans, abused, boxing matches, cruelty, exploitations, protection, authorities )

Simone
- 665 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
This is not the first time Thai officials are asked to help stop this ruthless practice. In 2004 48 orangutans were rescued from Safari World and sent back to Indonesia, from where they had been smuggled before as orangutans are not native to Thailand.
How Much Do You Love Starbucks? - Petition
Animals  (tags: Starbucks, tigers, orangutans, deforestation, coffee, palm oil )

Dandelion
- 684 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Your Starbucks coffee break is likely to be contributing to deforestation, extinction of endangered tigers and orangutans, and abuses of workers and communities.
It's World Orangutan Day!
Animals  (tags: Orangutans, endangered spieces )

Ben
- 700 days ago - orangutan.org.au
In Malay Orang means "Person" and Utan is derived from hutan, which means "forest". Thus, orangutan literally means "Person of the forest"
 

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