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Moratorium for the Leuser Ecosystem ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: tigers, Sumatra, environment, forests, destruction, protection, wildlife )

CherAway
- 83 days ago - act.ran.org
A moratorium is urgently needed to halt the destruction of rainforests and peatlands for palm oil expansion in this global biodiversity hotspot.
In Sumatra, An Oasis in a Sea of Oil Palm
Environment  (tags: palm oil, Sumatra, deforestation, deforestation destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, world, wildlife )

AWAY AWHI
- 1504 days ago - news.mongabay.com
It is estimated that Sumatra has lost 85 percent of its forests in the past half century, primarily due to widespread conversion for oil palm and pulp plantations. The island's diminishing forests are the only place where orangutans and tigers still live
Changing Times: Precious Sumatran Peat Forest Gets Landmark Protection
Environment  (tags: Good News, Sumatra, peat forest, Tripa, protection, orangutans, Indonesian Sustainable Ecosystem Foundat, Leuser Ecosystem )

Evelyn
- 1580 days ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
Environmentalists in Sumatra are celebrating a major step forward in their battle to save the Tripa peat forest, which is home to one of the highest densities of orangutans in the world, and is also vital for storing carbon
TAKE ACTION, Help Save the Last Forest on Earth Where Tigers, Elephants, Rhinos and Orangutans Live Together
Environment  (tags: Petition, rainforests, endangered, Indonesia, Sumatra, sun bears, tigers, orangutans, rhinos, elephants, palm oil, logging, mining, animals )

Beatrice
- 1887 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The last place on earth where critically endangered Sumatran tigers, rhinos, sun bears, elephants and orangutans are found together in one forest is under threat from mining, logging and palm oil companies. Conservation groups are fighting a spatial plan
Peatlands Biosphere Reserve Facing Severe Encroachment in Sumatra
Environment  (tags: deforestation, Sumatra, oil palm plantations, corporate greed, corporate greedhabitatdestruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, destruction, environment, ecosystems, world )

AWAY AWHI
- 1960 days ago - news.mongabay.com
An important reserve that contains a block of fast-dwindling lowland swamp forest in Riau Province is facing an onslaught of encroachment for illegal oil palm plantations
TAKE ACTION! Tell Procter & Gamble's CEO to Stop Using Palm Oil Linked to Deforestation
Environment  (tags: TAKE ACTION! conservation, destruction, palm oil, Sumatra, rainforest destruction, Procter & Gamble )

Beatrice
- 1962 days ago - secure3.convio.net
The Indonesian rainforest -- home to 10-15% of all species on earth, including the last remaining 400 Sumatran tigers -- is being methodically destroyed. And the biggest driver of this destruction is palm oil, an ingredient in everything from cookies to
Email APRIL CEO Sukanto Tanoto Now - Return Lands Stolen From Local Communities - Action
Environment  (tags: Indonesia, Sumatra, logging, land grab, APRIL, pulp & paper industry, indigenous communities, crime, human rights violation )

Angelika
- 2326 days ago - ran.org
Earlier this week, hundreds of Indigenous villagers from communities in North Sumatra risked life and limb by standing between their forest home and the logging machinery of TPL, a company affiliated with paper giant APRIL. Response: Arrested villagers
Key Tiger Habitat in Sumatra Being Clear Felled By Huge Paper Company
Environment  (tags: logging, environment, destruction, tiger habitat destroyed, sumatra )

Simone
- 3137 days ago - wildlifeextra.com.au
December 2010. A forest named by international scientists as one of the top 20 priority landscapes globally for the survival of the tiger is being systematically targeted for pulp production by Asia Pulp & Paper/Sinar Mas Group (APP/SMG), one of the
Save The Sumatran Rainforest ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, rainforest, Sumatra, habitat, nature, wildlife )

CherAway
- 3200 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In the past few decades, Sumatra's lowland forests have shrunk dramatically, from 16 million hectares in 1900 to just 500,000-600,000 hectares today. With your support we can stop this destruction.
Indonesia Trades Debt for Rainforest Protection
Environment  (tags: environment, Indonesia, Sumatra, rainforest, protection, debt, habitat, nature, wildlife, animals )

CherAway
- 3669 days ago - globalwarming.change.org
The Obama administration has forgiven Indonesia $30 million in debt payments. In return, the government of the Southeast Asian archipelago nation has agreed to spend the money on protecting the rainforests of Sumatra, the sixth largest island in the
Lost Wilderness
Environment  (tags: animals, wildlife, Sumatra, logging, rhinos, tigers, endangered, trees, dams, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals )

CherAway
- 3708 days ago - thestar.com.my
Yet another tract of forest will be sacrificed for dams and timber. AN expanse of green in the upper reaches of Terengganu, home to countless species of wildlife, including the highly endangered Sumatran rhinoceros, will soon be no more
Sign Petition: Save The Sumatran Rainforest
Environment  (tags: Harapan Rainforest, Sumatra, birds, animals, wildlife, ploantlife, nature, habitatdestruction, environment, humans, conservation, ecosystems, CO2emissions, climate-change, pollution )

Tom
- 3801 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In the past few decades, Sumatra's lowland forests have shrunk dramatically, from 16 million hectares in 1900 to just 500,000-600,000 hectares today. With your support we can stop this destruction. Tropical rainforests are phenomenally rich in wildlife.
Pledge to Protect Sumatran Forest
Environment  (tags: sumatra, forest, wildlife, endangered, environment, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection )

Jacquelin
- 3936 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Indonesian authorities have pledged to stop the loss of forests and species in Sumatra, one of the world's most ecologically important islands. Representatives of the island's 10 provinces, national government and the environment group WWF launched th
Save the Sumatran Rainforest
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, rainforest, Sumatra, conservation, trees, protection, nature, wildlife, ecosystems, habitatdestruction )

CherAway
- 4125 days ago - rspb.org.uk
Tropical rainforests are phenomenally rich in wildlife; home to almost three-quarters of the world's known land-based plants and animals. Harapan Rainforest is no exception. This rainforest is part of the Sumatran lowland forest, the richest in plantlife
   

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