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Indonesia to push for mine rehab, reforestation after deadly floods - Environmental News Feb 2021

Posted 15 Feb 2021 in Environmental News

- The Indonesian government plans to reforest watershed areas in the Bornean province of South Kalimantan and compel coal-mining companies ...

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Ending tropical deforestation is vital to public health, scientists say - Environmental News Feb 2021

Posted 06 Feb 2021 in Environmental News

- Deforestation in the tropics, mostly caused by agriculture, is driving an increased rate of pathogen spillover from wildlife to ...

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An Environmental Crisis in Borneo - Environmental Blog Feb 2021

Posted 03 Feb 2021 in Environmental Blog

Arie Rompas is the Forest Campaign Team Leader in Greenpeace Indonesia and wrote this interesting article on activity happening in ...

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Historical data point to ‘imminent extinction’ of Tapanuli orangutan - Orangutan News Jan 2021

Posted 28 Jan 2021 in Orangutan News

 - A new study indicates that the Tapanuli orangutan, already the world’s most threatened great ape species, faces a much ...

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OURF's Youth Ambassador- Jack Dalton - Youth Ambassador Forum Jan 2021

Posted 23 Jan 2021 in Youth Ambassador Forum

Hello, my name is Jack and I am a 10-year-old from New Hampshire in the United States. Like all 10-year-olds ...

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Indonesia’s biofuel bid threatens more deforestation for oil palm plantations - Environmental News Dec 2020

Posted 31 Dec 2020 in Environmental News

- The Indonesian government says it will need to establish new oil palm plantations ...

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TOP poised to secure survival of rehabilitated Bornean orangutans with newly protected habitat - OURF News Nov 2020

Posted 15 Nov 2020 in OURF News

Non-partisan orangutan welfare organization commits to raising $600,000 by the end of 2020

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ORANGUTAN CARING WEEK - November 8-14, 2020 - "PROTECTING BIODIVERSITY FOR A HEALTHY PLANET" - OURF News Oct 2020

Posted 04 Oct 2020 in OURF News

A very appropriate theme, "Protecting Biodiversity for a Healthy Planet," has been chosen for ...

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Newest orangutan species is being threatened with extinction by goldmine owned by parent company of Mandarin Oriental hotel chain - Environmental News Sep 2020

Posted 18 Sep 2020 in Environmental News

In 2017, scientists discovered the newest great ape species in a small ...

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Oil palm plantations in Sumatran wetland worsen flooding in communities - Environmental News Sep 2020

Posted 13 Sep 2020 in Environmental News

 

  • The development of oil palm and rubber plantations ...

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