Category Archives: Orang Utan

Saving Orang Utans ~ connecting all the dots

By Dian Hasan | September 20, 2009 It’s ironic that some of the world’s cuddliest animals that we all universally love and admire, are also its most endangered. Take the Panda, the Chimpanzee and the Orang Utan, for example. While the … Continue reading

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Rainforest Preservation Can Be More Profitable Than Palm Oil Plantations: New Study Shows

By Dian Hasan | June 8, 2009 In the article, report lead author Oscar Venter of the University of Queensland says that oil palm plantations currently threaten some 3.3 million hectares of forest in Kalimantan (the Indonesian part of the island or Borneo). However … Continue reading

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Saving the Rainforest, Rebuilding Communities, One Orang Utan at a Time

One man’s odyssey that began with his compassion for the plight of the endangered Orang Utan in the jungles of Kalimantan (Indonesia’s Borneo), has developed into a truly exemplary life-long work of deforestation, rebuilding communities, reversing the adverse effects of … Continue reading

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Indonesia in race to save the world’s most endangered animals

By Dian Hasan | May 13, 2009             The world’s largest archipelago, Indonesia, carries the accolade as among the world’s last bastion against global warming. With the world’s second largest tropical rainforest after Brazil’s Amazon, … Continue reading

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