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Environmental News Network - 14 Apr 09 - New orangutan population found on Borneo - A previously unknown population of rare orangutans has been discovered in the forests of Indonesian Borneo, raising hopes for the species' survival, conservationists said Monday.
Reuters - 15 Apr 09 - Indonesia's illegal orangutan trade on the rise - More of Indonesia's critically endangered orangutans are being caught for the pet trade now than in the 1970s, reflecting the country's weak law enforcement, a wildlife protection group said in
Mongabay.com - 16 May 09 - Orangutan population in Borneo park plunges 90% in 5 years - The population of orangutans in Indonesia's Kutai National Park has plunged by 90 percent in the past five years due to large-scale deforestation promoted by local authorities, repor
Australian Orangutan Foundation - 13 May 09 - Rainforest Clearing by Asia Pulp and Paper Threatens Species, Contributes to Climate Change - The Bukit Tigapuluh Landscape is severely threatened due to massive, ongoing forest clearing and a proposal by Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) and its part
Mongabay - 23 Sep 10 - Orangutans can survive in timber plantations, selectively logged forests - Selectively logged forests and timber plantations can serve as habitat for orangutans, suggesting that populations of the endangered ape may be more resilient than prev
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Mongabay - 14 Nov 11 - Orangutans in Indonesian Borneo doomed to extinction?
- A new study finds orangutans in Indonesian Borneo in unprotected areas are being killed at a rate faster than what population viability analysis considers sustainable. Conflict between