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Changing Times: New Orangutan Species Identified in Indonesia
Animals  (tags: indonesia, sumatra, Batang Toru forest, new species, orangutan, Tapanuli orangutan (Pongo tapanuliensis), Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus), the Sumatran orangutan (Pongo abelii), most endangered, IUCN/SSC, SOCP, Annette Gartland, changing times )

Evelyn
- 37 days ago - changingtimes.media
Newly named Tapanuli orangutan is already being described as one of the most endangered great ape species. A lot of work to be done to make sure that the Tapanuli orangutan does not go extinct in the same century in which it was first described
Sign the Petition to Dunkin, General Mills, and 8 Others · Cut Conflict Palm Oil, Not Rainforests
Animals  (tags: Elephants disappearing, orangutans disappearing, Sumatra, rainforest clearances, conflict, palm oil )

Rosie
- 59 days ago - causes.com
Despite being publicly exposed for clearing forests in critical elephant habitat of the Leuser Ecosystem in February, palm oil company PT. ABN has continued to clear forest threatening the survival of a local herd of Sumatran elephants.
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
- 113 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.
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
- 147 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.
Little Orangutan Found Cowering In Backpack As His Captor Gets Busted
Animals  (tags: Sumatra, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), Sumatran orangutan, critically endangered species, Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programm, SOCP, rescued, cruelty )

Evelyn
- 917 days ago - thedodo.com
A baby orangutan found stuffed inside a backpack was confiscated just in time to avoid a grim fate - & the person responsible is being brought to justice. Clinging to life, the young ape, under a year old, narrowly avoided being sold into the exotic pet
Some VERY Bitter Sweet News: Update on Gober, Ginting and Ganteng
Animals  (tags: Ginting, RIP, Gober, Ganteng, orangutans, Sumatra, Ian Singleton, SOCP )

Evelyn
- 933 days ago - iansingletonsocp.wordpress.com
All who knew her personally were heartbroken by the news that she's no longer with us. Ginting, the daughter of 'Gober' and twin sister of 'Ganteng' was a VERY unique and special little orangutan and we owe you all an explanation of what has happened.
Sumatran Elephant Found Dead and Mutilated in Aceh
Animals  (tags: Sumatra, sumatran elephant, poachers, habitat, ivory trade, destruction, extinction, WWF, IUCN )

Evelyn
- 968 days ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
IUCN has classified the Sumatran elephant as "critically endangered". There are estimated to be between 2,400 and 2,800 of the animals remaining in the wild. WWF says the animals face extinction in less than 30 years unless the destruction of habitat ends
Stop Elephants Slaughter in Sumatra Now! - PETITION
Animals  (tags: elephants, elephant abuse, elephants slaughtered, wildanimals, animalcruelty, sumatra, sumatran elephants )

Milca
- 1100 days ago - causes.com
In Indonesia, in last years it's come to public notice that the Sumatra Elephants have been abused, tortured and killed.
Schoolkids Write Book to Help Save Rhinos
Animals  (tags: sumatra, indonesia, rhino, poaching, book, schoolkids, brooklynanimaladvocates, animals, endangered, habitat, humans, protection, society, wildanimals )

Lone
- 1214 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
A PTA mom/journalist tells how an Indonesian rhino became the hero of a book by elementary schoolchildren in Brooklyn, New York.
Indonesian Court Backs Palm Oil Company Over Orangutans and Carbon Storage
Animals  (tags: critically endangered orangutans, conservation, carbon-rich peat forest, illegal palm oil concession, man-made fires, Tripa, Indonesian Court, Sumatra, protected Leuser Ecosystem, environment, palm oil company, 100 orangutans may have died in fires )

Julia
- 2077 days ago - theage.com.au
BANDA ACEH: The courts in Aceh have failed to protect a carbon-rich peat forest and critically endangered orangutans from the actions of a palm oil company which the central government acknowledges has acted illegally.
Save The Last Orangutan Refuge ACTION
Animals  (tags: orangutans, protection, animal welfare, fires, Tripa Forest, Sumatra )

Nancy
- 2083 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
As you are reading these lines, fires are blazing across the Tripa forest, home to the rare Sumatra orangutan. If the accountable oil palm corporation is not stopped, these great apes could disappear completely by the end of 2012.
The Rainforest Is Being Clear-Cut on Sumatra âEUR" for Our Paper - Rainforest Rescue (Rettet Den Regenwald E.V.)
Animals  (tags: Petition, Tigers, Sumatra, environment, wildlife, wildanimals, suffering, sadness, endangered, extinction, animals, killed, habitat, crime, society, ethics, conservation, protection, tigers )

Elizabeth
- 2307 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
The rainforest on eastern Sumatra is the home of the Sumatran Tiger and the Asian elephant. The smallest tiger species, the Sumatran Tiger lives only on this Indonesian island and is critically endangered. The red list of endangered species (IUCN) lists..
URGENT! PLEASE SIGN! Save Sumatran Tigers From Extinction - The Petition Site
Animals  (tags: Animal Welfare, Endangered Species, Tigers, Sumatra, Urgent Action Required! )

Michelle
- 2329 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Indonesia's Sumatran tiger could be the first large predator to become extinct this century unless poaching for body parts & illegal logging in the area are stopped. Today the population of Sumatran tigers left in the wild is declining rapidly. Act now!
Indonesian Tycoon Tomy Winata Bids to Save Sumatra Tigers By Release Back Into the Wild
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, Sumatra, tigers, returned to the wild, conservation )

Cher
- 2788 days ago - scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com
In the past 20 months, conservationists have successfully returned four Sumatran tigers to the wild, in what some experts describe as a promising strategy to help save the world's population of wild tigers - now below 3,000, less than 3 per cent of
Rare Sumatran Tiger Kills a Man
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, tigers, Sumatra, humans, death, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 2822 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A Sumatran tiger dragged a man from a hut in an Indonesian village and broke his neck as friends tried to rescue him
 

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