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Our projects – Sumatran Orangutan Society


SOS works to protect orangutans, their forests and their future. We support frontline conservation programmes and tirelessly campaign on issues threatening the ...

Orangutan | Species | WWF


Protect endangered species, including the orangutan, at World Wildlife Fund. Learn ... WWF has been working on orangutan conservation since the 1970s.

Threats to Orangutans | Orangutan Conservancy


This page describes the threats to orangutans in their battle for survival in the 21st Century. ... the amount of land being bulldozed by palm oil plantations in the 21st century. ... Meanwhile, governmental mandates, meant to protect the land and the ... reported that 80% of logging that occurred in that area was done illegally.

Borneo -- Saving the Orangs - PBS


Ten years ago, I set off for Borneo to study orangutans. I knew how closely related they .... It's not as if nothing is being done to protect orangutans. National and ...

Orangutans - WCS.org


The WCS Malaysia and WCS Indonesia programs both work on orangutans. ... logged or converted to palm oil plantations, orangutans continue to decline. ... and ensuring that logging is done in ways that allow wildlife to survive within forest reserves. ... Make a donation and join a team that knows what it takes to save these ...

Can Carbon Markets Save Orangutans? | The Nature Conservancy


Protecting orangutans will lead to increased Indonesian economic development. ... But not nearly enough is being done to save orangutans. The time to act is ...

Help Us - Orangutan Outreach


What can you do to help us save the orangutans? ... workers often show no mercy; the orangutans are viciously attacked and tortured before being killed. ... If nothing is done to protect orangutans, they will be extinct in just a few years.

Save Orangutans from Extinction - GlobalGiving


Rare is preventing orangutan extinction by launching three Pride campaigns in Indonesia to save their habitats from destruction. By helping the local people live  ...

The Orangutan Project: Home Page


To save the orangutan species we need to save their remaining forest habitat. Our Save Forest program provides Wildlife Protection Units, Orangutan Rescue ...

Conservation - Orangutan SSP


The Bornean orangutan occurs in forests in two of the three nations sharing the island: ... any doubt that protected areas important for orangutans are being deforested. ... The Initiative represents a collective effort by zoos to help conserve wild ...

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Orangutans | WWF


So by conserving the orangutan's habitat, we're also benefiting local .... for timber production or are in the process of being converted to agriculture. .... Adopt an orang-utan via WWF-UK or WWF-US and support our work to protect orangutans

Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme | Orangutan ...


Many more illegal pet orangutans are now being reported and confiscated by the ... In order to conserve the Sumatran orangutan it is imperative that we know as ...

Why Orangutans are Going Extinct and What You Can do to Help ...


Aug 28, 2013 ... Orangutans, Asia's only great ape, are among the many species ... You can help protect orangutans and conserve the rainforest they inhabit.