Category Archives: Endangered Species

Ecotourism defined

Ecotourism: Responsible travel to natural areas which conserves the environment and improves the welfare o local people (TIES, The International Ecotourism Society) Inspiration: University of Michigan: Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning

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Hear out children speak their voices… it’s their planet we’re borrowing…!

Hello, I’m Severn Suzuki, speaking for ECO, The Environmental Children Organization. We’re a group of 12 and 13 year olds trying to make a difference. Vanessa Suttie, Morgan Geisler, Michelle Quigg, and me. We’ve raised all the money to come … Continue reading

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Stats + Facts | Some disheartening realities through figs

By Dian Hasan | February 3, 2011 They say that a picture tells a thousand words, and can travel across borders. When a picture is that compelling, often no translation is required. Such is true in photojournalism. The reverse can … Continue reading

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The plight of Indonesia’s endangered Orang Utan

By Dian Hasan | September 18, 2010 The Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOS) is a nonprofit environmental foundation organization located in Balikpapan, Indonesia. BOS is active in many fields. The main goal of the organization is to protect orangutans and … Continue reading

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Fact, Figs, Stats… and Reality

By Dian Hasan | September 18, 2010 A typical 10 square kilometer rainforest patch has 1500 flowering plant species, 750 tree species, 125 mammal species, 400 bird species, 100 reptile species, 60 amphibian species & 150 different butterfly species. ~ … Continue reading

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Eco Hero | Willie Smit, vanguard of orang utans

By Dian Hasan | September 18, 2010 Dr. Willie Smits is a rainforest inventor who has revolutionized reforestation techniques and policies worldwide and is also the world’s most prominent protector of orangutans and their natural habitat. ~ Ashoka Fellowship Willie … Continue reading

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Indonesia’s Orang Utans up close and personal

By Dian Hasan | July 16, 2010 The playful Orang Utans at Camp Leakey, Tanjung Puting National Park, Indonesian Borneo. Photo: Nicole Duke To understand the plight of the mighty Orang Utan, the magnificent orange apes that are native to … Continue reading

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