30 Sep '11, 4am

Gak cuma Perusahaan Malaysia, Habitat orangutan jg terancama ama korporasi2 CPO nasional. | Cc: @aparatmati @baziska

Gak cuma Perusahaan Malaysia, Habitat orangutan jg terancama ama korporasi2 CPO nasional. | Cc: @aparatmati @baziska

APP, Sinar Mas plan to log habitat of critically endangered orangutans mongabay.com May 20, 2009 Asia Pulp & Paper and Sinar Mas Group have acquired a license to clear hundreds of hectares of unprotected rainforest near Bukit Tigapuluh National Park on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, report environmental groups who say the activity threatens a population of critically endangered orangutans that have been re-introduced into the wild. "It took scientists decades to discover how to successfully reintroduce critically endangered orangutans from captivity into the wild. It could take APP just months to destroy an important part of their new habitat," said Peter Pratje of the Frankfurt Zoological Society. "These lowland forests are excellent habitat for orangutans, which is why we got government permission to release them here beginning in 2002. The apes are thriving now, bree...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2009/0519-sinar_mas_app.html

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