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Oryx report highlights declining orangutan populations
Oryx report highlights declining orangutan populations Click for Home Page Keyword Search home: Fauna & Flora International in the U.S.: contact ...

Oryx report highlights declining orangutan populations
The report, co-authored by 16 experts in the field of orangutan conservation, including Fauna & Flora InternationalÂ’s Jito Sugardjito, shows endangered wild orangutan populations ... More from this site

EIA - The Environmental Investigation Agency: Orangutans Campaign Index
The orangutan is Asia’s only Great Ape and as a keystone species is an indicator of the ecological health of its environment; dwindling populations reflect the deteriorating ecological ... wild. Today, as few as 20,000 remain in the forests of Sumatra and Borneo. Orangutan populations have declined by 50 per cent over the last ten years alone – a frightening decline ...

Great Ape Trust Orangutans, Great Ape Trust, Des Moines, Iowa
Scientists have documented that geographically separate orangutan populations show evidence of cultural variation in their behavior. References Shumaker, R. & Beck, B. ... Washington, D.C. pp.3-56. IUCN SSC Conservation Breeding Specialist Group (2004) Orangutan Population & Habitat Viability Assessment Report, Jakarta, Indonesia. van Schaik, Carel P., Ancrenaz, M ...

Bowling Fundraiser Helps Orangutan Conservation
Great Ape Trust of Iowa will mean thousands of dollars for an orangutan conservation project in Indonesia. The 1st Annual Bowlathon for Great Apes in Des Moines raised ... the money to determine which ape conservation project was supported – in this case, studying orangutan populations in Ketambe,” said Dr. Benjamin Beck, director of conservation at Great Ape Trust. Fitri ... More from this site

Orangutan Foundation International
Guide to Camp Leakey Pondering Pongo-questions & answers! Use Misuse and Abuse of the Orangutan What do Orangutan's Sound Like? Useful maps and satellite images Postage stamps featuring orangutans Facts & ... when Dr. Galdikas first began her studies. As a result of poaching and habitat destruction, orangutan populations are on the edge of extinction and could be completely gone within the next five ...

Orangutan Foundation International
Borneo and Sumatra, increase carbon emissions into the world’s atmosphere, and cause most wild orangutan populations to go extinct. OFI’s Local Action Essential for Protecting Peatlands OFI’s current efforts ... in Central Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo) as well as conserving one of the two largest wild orangutan populations in the world. The park covers 4000 km2 of peatlands. Much of this area remains ... More from this site

UNEP/GRID-Arendal - Publications - The Last Stand of the Orangutan - Orangutans on the Edge
Edge Figure 1: Bornean orangutan distribution, with priority populations highlighted. Reproduced from Caldecott & Miles (2005); updated with GRASP priority populations. Sources: Ancrenaz & Lackman-Ancrenaz (2004); ... and northern Sumatra, being dependent on the forest for food and nesting sites. Orangutan populations are seriously affected when their forest is destroyed or logged, not least ...

Orangutan culture
For example, in a classic example of chimp culture, chimpanzees are known ...

UNEP/GRID-Arendal - Publications - The Last Stand of the Orangutan - Orangutan Update: Situation Deteriorating
Publications - The Last Stand of the Orangutan - Orangutan Update: Situation Deteriorating HOME About Programmes Maps & Graphics Publications Websites News & Features ... Recommendations: State of Emergency for Orangutans and National ParksContributorsReferences Orangutan Update: Situation Deteriorating To conserve the priority populations of orangutans identified as crucial for the species' ...

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