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March 5, 2002: Our Closest Relatives Are Disappearing
By 2005, the country faces the loss of all lowland forest from Sumatra, and thus the extinction of the critically endangered Sumatran orangutan, among many other species. The Borneo orangutan, after suffering from logging, hunting, and the catastrophic fires of 1997 ...
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EIA - The Environmental Investigation Agency: Orangutans Campaign Index
World Conservation Union (IUCN) raised the status of the Sumatran Orangutan to “critically endangered”, and the Bornean Orangutan to “endangered” from “vulnerable”. The Orangutan ... conservation imperative is all the more urgent as two distinct species of Orangutan – the Sumatran and Bornean have now been recognised. Orangutans are disappearing due to ...
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Carbon Credits in Indonesia Could Affect Climate Change, Orangutan Survival
Through its support for the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP), Great Ape Trust hopes to elevate to the same level the ... predictions that the Sumatran orangutan (Pongo abelii) will become the first great ape species to go extinct in modern times could come true, he said. For more on the orangutan conference in ...
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GrungyApe - Pongo pygmaeus abelii
Pongo pygmaeus abelii, the Sumatran Orangutan and Pongo pygmaeus pygmaeus the Bornean Orangutan. Fossil evidence indicates that their past distribution included much of ... square shaped face. Sumatran males do not have the protruding cheek pads and are often characterized by a ginger colored mustache and a diamond shaped face. Orangutan males are ...
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History of PanEco
History of PanEco PanEco | YEL First came the orangutan A short history of the PanEco Foundation The roots of the PanEco Foundation reach all ... , the projects grew quickly and before long new projects were underway: 1999 Founding of the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme SOCP 2000 Founding of the partner organisation YEL 2000 Acquisition of the EcoLodge ...
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Oryx report highlights declining orangutan populations
Send to a friend Oryx report highlights declining orangutan populations 15/07/2008 Latest figures suggest Sumatran and Bornean orangutans are under even greater threat ... of orangutan conservation, including Fauna & Flora InternationalÂ’s Jito Sugardjito, shows endangered wild orangutan populations are declining more sharply than previously estimated. In particular, the Sumatran orangutan is ...
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Great Ape Trust’s Wich lead author of Oryx paper on continuing orangutan population declines
Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Program and the Kinabatangan Orangutan Conservation Project that promote awareness of conservation of forests and the importance of biodiversity; Development of mechanisms to monitor orangutan ... of Anthropology, Peabody Museum, Cambridge, U.S.A.; and Ian Singleton, Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme, Medan, Indonesia. BACKGROUND INFORMATION Great Ape Trust of ...
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UNEP/GRID-Arendal - Publications - The Last Stand of the Orangutan - Summary
Graphics The Environment Times Rapid Response Assessments The Last Stand of the Orangutan Table of contents | < Previous | Next > PrefaceSummaryOrangutans on the EdgeAn Irreplacable HabitatOrangutan Update: ... commercially viable amounts. The situation is now acute for both the Bornean orangutan and Sumatran orangutan. These species are classed as Endangered and Critically Endangered respectively by ...
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UNEP/GRID-Arendal - Publications - The Last Stand of the Orangutan - Orangutans on the Edge
(Figure 1). The central Bornean orangutan is the largest, followed by the northwest subspecies, and the northeast subspecies is the smallest. The Sumatran orangutan is classified as Critically Endangered by IUCN, indicating that it has an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild in the near future. Since 1900, the number of Sumatran ...
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San Diego Zoo Blogs » Blog Archive » New Age Orangutan Conservation
Bornean orangutan, Janey. People were naturally drawn to our booth. Once ... home to the only great ape that occurs outside of Africa, the orangutan. Other species include the Sumatran tiger, pygmy rhino, clouded leopards, and pygmy forest elephants. Unfortunately, Indonesian rain ...
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