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Indonesia’s orangutans threatened by expansion of palm oil plantations

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

CENTRAL KALIMANTAN, Indonesia: Palm oil plantations are the single largest threat to the existence of orangutans in Indonesia’s fast depleting forests, according to Orangutan Foundation International.  505 more words

Current Affairs

The Greatest Show on Earth Yields to the Greatest Sideshow on Earth

(Ellenton, FL — January 15, 2017) – One circus’ end in 2016 is slated to continue in 2017. Another circus, in existence for 146 years, is slated to close in a matter of months. 501 more words

Election 2016

The Product Without Palm

A month or two ago, I was aimlessly browsing my Facebook feed when up pops a call for help…from the Orangutans in Borneo. There is a strong risk of them becoming extinct in our lifetime. 1,298 more words


Book review: Orangutan Orphanage, by Suzi Eszterhas

Eszterhas, Suzi. Orangutan Orphanage. Owlkids Books, 2016.  $18.95. ISBN 9781771471411. 43 pgs. Ages 7-10. P8Q8

Suzi Eszterhas both wrote and took the photographs for this book. 225 more words

Book Reviews

Changes in Latitudes

Obviously as you know this is a blog about books, and tends to stick to book related things. However in a quick book break, it’s impossible not to mention my recent holiday. 552 more words

palm oil /// harm oil ?

Like orangutans? Yeah, me too.

Know what orangutans don’t like and neither should you? Palm oil.

The palm oil debate has been gaining traction at quite some speed over the last few years. 1,083 more words


Infant orangutans rescued in police sting

PEGAS has obtained the inside story of a joint Thai police and Freeland sting on a major wildlife trafficking network operating in South East Asia. 315 more words