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Illegal Palm Oil Developments Force Monkeys to Down Tools

Science & Tech  (tags: Scientists, Macaque monkeys, down, tools, illegal palm oil, human development )

- 1765 days ago -
Macaque monkeys that have developed the ability to use stone tools to open shellfish are in danger of losing the skill because of human development.

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Madhu Pillai (22)
Saturday August 17, 2013, 12:33 pm

Christeen A (371)
Saturday August 17, 2013, 1:13 pm
This is a shame.

Kathleen R (138)
Saturday August 17, 2013, 1:44 pm
really sad to read

Roger G (154)
Saturday August 17, 2013, 4:02 pm
noted, thanks

Birgit W (160)
Saturday August 17, 2013, 4:48 pm
Sad, thank you.

janet f (29)
Saturday August 17, 2013, 7:20 pm
This is infuriating. We are destroying everything we come in contact with. How do we stop this?

Debra Tate (17)
Saturday August 17, 2013, 10:51 pm

Past Member (0)
Sunday August 18, 2013, 4:14 am
Maybe we should teach them to use guns?

Keith H (0)
Sunday August 18, 2013, 5:00 am
Sadly noted

Ruth C (87)
Sunday August 18, 2013, 7:18 am
Super idea John, I agree with you!

Aileen P (40)
Sunday August 18, 2013, 7:18 am
Sad. Noted.

Theodore Shayne (56)
Sunday August 18, 2013, 11:45 am

marie C (163)
Sunday August 18, 2013, 1:44 pm
Sad noted

Muriel Servaege (53)
Sunday August 18, 2013, 2:21 pm
Really sad.

Muriel Servaege (53)
Sunday August 18, 2013, 2:25 pm
Let macaque monkeys live their lives. Of course human beings have to intervene, as usual.

Robyn Clark (12)
Sunday August 18, 2013, 3:01 pm
poor monkeys being pushed away by dogs and man

Christine Stewart (134)
Sunday August 18, 2013, 8:56 pm
If we all REFUSE to buy products with palm oil, they will stop destroying forests for the oil palm plantations. Please boycott Nutella, International Delight Coffee creamer, most margarine and microwave popcorn, "yogurt" or 'white chocolate" coated snacks, instant ramen noodles, etc...

DaleLovesOttawa O (198)
Sunday August 18, 2013, 8:58 pm
Depressing and sad to see this happen to so many vibrant wildlife.

Betty Kelly (4)
Sunday August 18, 2013, 11:35 pm
Human activities and over population are destroying the Erths animals and like a line of dominos, life supporting systems will fail and "fix" the human overpopulation problem!

Inge B (202)
Monday August 19, 2013, 12:27 am
Take care of wild life


Marzia F (31)
Monday August 19, 2013, 3:10 am

Mike M (40)
Monday August 19, 2013, 9:13 am
To many humans

Past Member (0)
Monday August 19, 2013, 9:56 am
People really do SUCK! Far Too many Humans.

Melania Padilla (122)
Monday August 19, 2013, 2:53 pm
So sick of this, animals are the ones to suffer! ;((

Connie O (44)
Monday August 19, 2013, 4:59 pm
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Phillipa W (199)
Monday August 19, 2013, 8:38 pm
I hate palm oil with a passion

Sergio Padilla (65)
Wednesday August 21, 2013, 9:49 am

Kathleen S (7)
Wednesday August 28, 2013, 8:54 pm
Man thinks he knows everything. Humans can be, and are pathetic. I also will not buy products with palm oil.

Klaus Peters (14)
Saturday August 31, 2013, 10:54 pm
We humans just destroy everything nature has given us. Greed and profit.
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