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Kuala Lumpur & Singapore: 7th - 14th Oct

A Step Back Into Reality

After a nice, short flight we arrived in Kuala Lumpur and caught the KLIA Ekspres train into the centre. We had all good intentions to catch the metro to where we were staying however we soon discovered the lack of lifts to the platforms and our muscles were certainly not up to lifting 23kg suitcases up the stairs – into a taxi we jumped. 1,122 more words

Travel Blog

The orangutan, the strangler fig and the photographer — a story of entwined lives

I’m thrilled for Tim Laman, who has just won the 2016 Wildlife Photographer of the Year award for this stunning shot of an orangutan climbing the pillar root of a strangler fig ( 503 more words

Image of Borneo orangutan wins prestigious wildlife award

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: American photographer Tim Laman was awarded the 2016 Wildlife Photographer of the Year by London’s Natural History Museum for his stunning image of an orangutan making a 30-metre climb on a fig tree in the rainforests of Borneo, Indonesia.  289 more words

Current Affairs

Why Palm Oil Labelling is the Solution

As the palm oil industry continues to foster the advancements of climate change, mistreat the indigenous communities, clear forests, and degrade habitats of endangered animals, the ingredient of palm oil will continue to be an issue. 342 more words

Indonesia's Fires

Draining peatland is the first step for developing a palm oil plantation, but dry land is at increased risk of catching fire. Burning forests is also a popular method to clear land for palm oil plantations. 205 more words

Cute Corner: Baby Orangutans

You guys, I have a new favorite pastime: watching videos of baby orangutans eating. This delicious cuteness is just what the doctor ordered :D
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Writer's Life

Palm Oil: Help Save Orangutans and Other Animals From Extinction

Help save Orangutans and other animals from extinction as a result of the irresponsible cultivation of palm oil.

I am sure you are aware of the environmental damage as a result of the cultivation of palm oil, in particular the loss of habitat for many animals including Orangutans who in countries such as Sumatra are under threat of extinction as their forest home is being felled and turned into oil palm plantations on a massive scale. 1,699 more words

Animal Rights