Posts Tagged with "Central Kalimantan"

Cargill Dead Set On Plantation Expansion; Orphaned Orangutan Calls on CEO Gregory Page in Wayzata, MN.

Monday, April 22, 2013

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Cargill Dead Set On Plantation Expansion; Orphaned Orangutan Calls on CEO Gregory Page in Wayzata, MN.

Meet Uttuh. She’s an orphaned Sumatran Orangutan who lost her forest home when it was destroyed for palm oil. Today she reached out to Cargill CEO Gregory Page at his headquarters in Wayzata, Minnesota for help. She’s got nowhere to go and hardly a limb to stand on. Uttuh’s treetop protest is just the latest [...]

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From The Field: Borneo’s Tanjung Puting National Park And The High Stakes Of The Palm Oil Crisis

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

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From The Field: Borneo’s Tanjung Puting National Park And The High Stakes Of The Palm Oil Crisis

Since joining RAN’s forest program over two years ago, I have read and written about the many dire consequences of industrial scale palm oil plantations in Indonesia: one of the highest deforestation rates in the world, critical habitat for endangered species like orangutans destroyed, gross human rights abuses and labor conditions, and social conflict between [...]

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Call for Rainforest Action Heroes in Borneo: Deadline March 18th

Monday, February 14, 2011

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In collaboration with Dr. Willy Smits and Orangutan Outreach, DeforestACTION is launching an exciting global project to save the world’s forests. And they want YOU to be an action star in their new 3D documentary from Australian film company Virgo Productions in collaboration with National Geographic Entertainment. The producers of DeforestACTION are searching the globe [...]

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