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Willie Smits Restores a Rainforest

Environment  (tags: biodiversity, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, environment, habitat, orangutans, rainforests, sustainability, water, wildlife )

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Biologist Willie Smits has found a way to re-grow clearcut rainforest in Borneo, saving local orangutans -- and creating a thrilling blueprint for restoring fragile ecosystems.

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Michela M (3964)
Saturday October 1, 2011, 10:48 am
THANKS!!!!!!!! already POSTED in OUR Group Hugs mic

Past Member (0)
Sunday October 2, 2011, 12:36 pm

Buill K (0)
Sunday October 2, 2011, 8:13 pm

Jerry B (128)
Sunday October 2, 2011, 9:19 pm
Noted excellent thanks Julie.

greenplanet e (155)
Sunday October 2, 2011, 10:37 pm

We also need to stop deforestation and cut CO2 emissions so existing forests can survive.

Past Member (0)
Sunday October 2, 2011, 10:51 pm
Thanks for the post.

Past Member (0)
Sunday October 2, 2011, 11:24 pm

Past Member (0)
Monday October 3, 2011, 2:02 am
Very interesting. I hope it's so. Thanks.

Brenda Towers (0)
Monday October 3, 2011, 3:12 am
This is really exciting news!

Jo Asprec (0)
Monday October 3, 2011, 3:18 am
Wonderful! We need forest restoraation as more and more forests are dying or getting killed.

KS Goh (0)
Monday October 3, 2011, 5:33 am
Thanks for the article.

Ida J (39)
Monday October 3, 2011, 6:45 am

Rose K. (0)
Monday October 3, 2011, 7:09 am
very interesting thanks

Rebecca Chan (7)
Monday October 3, 2011, 7:24 am
Thank you. It was very interesting, and Dr Will Smits is obviously very passionate about his work at the foundation. This is the link to the lodge, and one can volunteer for their ongoing conservation programs.


Lindsay Kemp (6)
Monday October 3, 2011, 9:41 am

Elena Belikova (17)
Monday October 3, 2011, 9:48 am
Shared! Thank you so much for this post!!! It's WONDERFUL!!!!

Past Member (0)
Monday October 3, 2011, 10:22 am
Kudos to him.

Gvapo T (22)
Tuesday October 4, 2011, 5:02 am
thanks for sharing :)

Sonny Honrado (5)
Thursday October 6, 2011, 1:22 am
There should be more people like him.

Elizabeth M (65)
Friday April 6, 2012, 2:29 pm
What a brillianst and passionate biologist Willie Smitts is! Maybe there is hope!!!
Thank you so much for posting Julie.
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