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Save Borneo's Pygmy Elephants From Palm Oil Companies!

Sign Petition: Stop Poisoning Endangered Pygmy Elephants!

To prevent pygmy elephants from eating palm fruits on plantations, palm oil companies have been feeding them poison! (150199 signatures on petition)

Jan 2015 / The baby orangutan who couldn't grow up... because it was kept in a chicken coop: Ten-month-old animal who knew only pain and hunger because owner never gave it food

Ten-month-old orangutan rescued after being starved by owner

A baby orangutan named Budi has been rescued by a British animal welfare charity, after having been kept as a family pet and starved in a chicken coop in a remote village in Borneo.

A primate genocide and ecological catastrophe on an industrial scale is occurring in some of the most valuable, sensitive and diverse ecological habitats on Earth - all thanks to a cheap cooking oil we find in our supermarket products everyday

Les Meilleures Images de Collection - Trouvez Les Dernières Images Avec Une Résolution de Haute Qualité

Les Meilleures Images de Collection - Trouvez Les Dernières Images Avec Une Résolution de Haute Qualité | Brainsauce.net

Budi the baby orangutan who is critically ill at IAR's Orangutan Rescue Centre | International Animal Rescue

Budi, the baby orangutan at IAR's Orangutan Rescue Centre

Our team in Indonesia is providing intensive care for a baby orangutan that is seriously ill after suffering months of neglect.

27-04-2015: Lone Droscher Nielsen the conversation on BBC

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27-04-2015: Lone Droscher Nielsen the conversation on BBC

As few as 400 tigers are thought to remain in the rainforests of Sumatra, which are vanishing at a staggering rate – a quarter of a million hectares every year. Expansion of oil palm and pulpwood plantations was responsible for nearly two-thirds of the destruction of tiger habitat from 2009 to 2011, the most recent period for which official Indonesian government data are available. Such destruction fragments the extensive tracts of rainforest over which tigers need to range in order to hunt.

Licence to kill

As few as 400 tigers are thought to remain in the rainforests of Sumatra, which are vanishing at a staggering rate – a quarter of a million hectares every year. Expansion of oil palm and pulpwood plantations was responsible for nearly two-thirds of the destruction of tiger habitat from 2009 to 2011, the most recent period for which official Indonesian government data are available. Such destruction fragments the extensive tracts of rainforest over which tigers need to range in order to hunt.

In violation of a moratorium, oil palm grower clears vital habitat in Indonesian biodiversity hot spot.

Exclusive Look Into How Rare Elephants' Forests Are Disappearing

In violation of a moratorium, oil palm grower clears vital habitat in Indonesian biodiversity hot spot.

Palm oil is a major deforestation driver.

Infographic: Palm Oil and Tropical Deforestation

Palm oil is driving deforestation—with serious consequences for both climate and biodiversity.

Right to left, Malaysian Phuah Chuan Hun sits next to Indonesian Widiantoro, Imam Muhtarom  and Mujianto during their trial in Tenggarong, East Kalimantan earlier today

Orangutan 'killers' on trial over slaughtering primates for pest control at palm oil plantation

Phuah Chuan Hun, manager of the plantation in East Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo, and his employee Widiantoro paid two men to kill the primates, prosecutors claimed.

Liquid ivory: how palm oil is killing Indonesia's elephants - YouTube

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Liquid ivory: how palm oil is killing Indonesia's elephants - YouTube

Joko Widodo has pledged to halt the illegal clearing for palm oil plantations that is devastating the remote rainforests of Sumatra after responding to a petition to come and see the damage for himself.

'It Must Be Stopped': Indonesia's New President Vows to End the World's Worst Deforestation

Joko Widodo has pledged to halt the illegal clearing for palm oil plantations that is devastating the remote rainforests of Sumatra after responding to a petition to come and see the damage for himself.

Palm Oil Plantations Threaten African Primates - Scientific American

Palm Oil Plantations Threaten African Primates

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

Indonesia’s new president announces plans to protect rainforest and peatlands, signalling a new direction for country with worst rate of deforestation in the world

Indonesia cracks down on deforestation in symbolic u-turn

Indonesia’s new president announces plans to protect rainforest and peatlands, signalling a new direction for country with worst rate of deforestation in the world

Baby orangutan gives up will to live

Orphaned baby orangutan given up the will to live saved in heartbreaking video

Udin was then sold to a farmer as a pet and kept alone in a small, dark cage - a terrifying experience for a young animal that would normally depend on his mother for comfort and protection during the first years of his life

Rainforest Rescue Petition: Save my forest from the palm oil industry.

Stop a billion-dollar gift to the palm oil industry!

Rainforest Rescue Petition: Save my forest from the palm oil industry.