Posts Tagged with "Sean Whyte"

Illegal Orangutan Skulls Found On Palm Oil Plantations

Thursday, September 8, 2011


An article in yesterday’s Jakarta Post identifies the role of palm oil plantations in the illegal souvenir trade of the skulls of endangered orangutans. Indonesia-based Center for Orangutan Protection (COP) has reported four orangutan skulls found on a palm oil plantation in Central Kalimantan and another orangutan corpse buried on a palm oil plantation in [...]

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The Failing Fight to End Illegal Animal Trade and Trafficking in Indonesia

Wednesday, January 19, 2011


Illegal trafficking, trade, and poaching of endangered wildlife in Indonesia are not new problems, but these disgusting practices that blatantly violate animal rights and the law have been drawing more attention than usual in international media lately. Although it gives me hope that more people are paying attention to this rampant problem and that new [...]

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