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ECO-ACTIVISM: Celebrities Aim to Raise $1.6 Million to Keep Orangutan Forests From the the Chopping Block in Borneo


Environment  (tags: ACTIVISM, rainforests, Borneo, world, protection, environment, conservation, ecosystems, green, government, GoodNews, nature )

Cal
- 328 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Sir David Attenborough, Bill Oddie and Chris Packham are supporting an effort to save the orangutan from extinction by raising £1m in just two weeks.



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Carol D. (109)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 2:45 pm
Hope they are successful
 

Betsy Bee (1045)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 3:10 pm
Cal, I want to thank you for this article and your other articles on these particular sensitive ecological issues.
 

Natasha Salgado (519)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 10:43 pm
Keeping fingers crossed 4 lotsa $$$$. Thanks Cal
 

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 11:08 pm
noted
 

Julia R. (290)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 11:15 pm
What a great idea to help save our not too distant cousins, the orangutans, from extinction! What a loss it would be if these primates became extinct. They are our evolutionary cousins and belong on Earth just as much as we do! Thank God for people like Sir David Attenborough! I hope that they can raise this money to save secondary forest and preserve corridors which are so necessary in saving not only orangutans but the Sumatran elephants as well! Thank you for posting this hopeful article Cal.
 

Frances Darcy (218)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 2:03 am
lets hope they can..
 

Jeaneen A. (125)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 5:22 am
Please, may they be successful!
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 5:31 am
May they be Succesful!!!
 

Pogle S. (88)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 10:56 am
Excellent effort; let's hope that they are winners! :-)
 

Jane H. (133)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 12:18 pm
Thank goodness---what a blessing. TY, Cal
 

Marija Mohoric (51)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 12:39 pm
May they be succesful!
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (182)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 1:11 pm
dzięki
 

Shanti S. (0)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 1:27 pm
Thank you.
 

isabelle f. (44)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 2:48 pm
They will achieve their goal !! Thanks for sharing!!!
 

Ruth Smith (58)
Friday October 4, 2013, 7:12 am
All animals need our help...they are the ones who cannot defend themselves against the powerful humans....thank you to all the kind people who care!!
 

Nimue P. (231)
Saturday October 5, 2013, 6:50 am
Cool :)
 

Sheila S. (62)
Saturday October 5, 2013, 6:51 pm
Sir David Attenborough said: "Every bit of the rainforest that is knocked down is less space for orangutans. They have been reduced very seriously in the past decade, and we must do all we can to reverse this devastation. I fully support World Land Trust in its bid to save this important land."
Thank you, Sir Attenborough, for your concern and activism!
 

Michela m. (3875)
Friday October 11, 2013, 3:50 pm


Thanks!!! Posted in:  ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest
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together with Sumatran Tigers (Java & Bali Tigers already EXTINCT), Elephants, Rhinos, Clouded Leopards, Sun Bears, Wildlife, Biodiversity they face Extinction!! Only 300 Sumatran Tigers left on Earth!!! 300 Football Fields of Rainforests are CLEARED every hour in SE Asia to produce Palm Oil: a hidden, not labelled, unhealthy ingredient in the products we buy. We MUST do WHATEVER is possible to SAVE them all!!
AGAINST: Corporate Control, Deforestation, Illegal Logging, Global Warming, Pollution, CO2Emissions, Indigenous Peoples Displacement, Pet Trade, Bushmeat Trade, GMO Food, Vivisection, Bee-killing Pesticides… Also other Primates, as Chimpanzees, Gorillas, Gibbons, & Monkeys for Vivisection are dealt in this Group. Petitions/Info/Videos/Pics are here.
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