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The Problem with Palm Oil: Sustainability

This is Part II of an article I wrote about palm oil in December 2015: Palm Oil: Heart of Darkness — Doc Antle

A World on Fire…

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Daily Celebration of Forests... or Why Avocados and I Aren't Involved Anymore

Because every single day should be a celebration (read me finally awakening from my winter depression) I decided to indulge in a little challenge with you guys: celebrating each day’s hidden purpose. 836 more words


Sumatran Orang-utan

These ‘people of the forest’, so remarkably like us, meet us at their level in a carefully designed enclosure that makes for a satisfying encounter on both sides of the glass. 250 more words

Endangered Animals

Malaysia: Orang-utans and Rafflesia

Semenggoh Nature Reserve was the first stop this morning. The reserve opens for two sessions a day so that people can watch some of the forest residents come in for a feed.   116 more words


Baby orangutans rescued in Indonesia after being kept as a pets

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

KENDAWANGAN, INDONESIA (AFP) – Baby primate Vena shyly turned her head away from a bottle as two vets tried to feed her, the latest Bornean orangutan rescued in Indonesia after being kept as a pet. 352 more words

Current Affairs

Indonesian orangutan brutally killed and eaten

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

JAKARTA: A critically endangered Bornean orangutan has been shot dead, hacked to pieces and eaten by workers after straying onto an Indonesian palm oil plantation, police and activists said Thursday (Feb 16). 312 more words

Current Affairs