"All I want for Christmas is to be free"
You can make a difference to the lives of orphaned orangutans this Christmas
Thousands of orangutans are being displaced and killed every year due to their forest home being destroyed at an alarming rate. The main cause of this habitat destruction is the relentless growth of the palm oil industry as well as the pulp and paper industry, mining and agriculture.
The Orangutan Project is desperately trying to help secure habitat and give rescued orangutans a second chance at freedom. It is a long and expensive road to recovery for young orangutans that are rescued. They are often severely traumatised from witnessing the brutal murder of their mother and can .. Read More
"The challenge: 900kms accross Borneo, $100,000 in raised funds."
Trans Borneo Challenge 2014
10 individuals will embark on a 25 day, 900km, trek through Borneo to raise awareness for and to help protect the orangutan species.
The Trans Borneo Challenge is into its second year in 2014 and is aiming to raise over $100 000 for orangutan conservation projects and awareness for the dwindling species globally. The challenge involves 10 people trekking over 900km across Borneo from East to West for 25 days total. The challe.. Read More
"Seroja was very weak, dirty and inactive when she was confiscated. She is now housed at the Batu Mbelin Quarantine Centre and is has a chance at survival"
Save the Sumatran Orangutan from Extinction
Some of the richest and most biodiverse forests in Indonesia will soon be opened up for commercial exploitation under a plan drafted by the new government of Aceh.
The proposed spatial plan puts two huge forest conservation areas under threat. Nationally protected by Indonesian law, the 2.6 million-hectare tropical Leuser Ecosystem has been identified as one of the “world’s most irreplaceable protected areas” and is rapidly gaining suppor.. Read More
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