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Orangutans in Indonesian Borneo doomed to extinction? via @mongabay

Orangutans in Indonesian Borneo doomed to extinction? via @mongabay

Counting orangutans: the best way to survey the great apes (03/28/2011) How do you count orangutans when they are difficult to spot in the wild given that they are shy, arboreal, and few and far between? To find a solution, biologists have turned to estimating orangutan populations by counting their nests, which the great apes make anew every night. In order to make the most accurate count possible, researchers have studied the different factors that could impact the success, or lack thereof, of nest-counters in mongabay.com's open access journal Tropical Conservation Science . Environmentalists must recognize 'biases and delusions' to succeed (10/18/2010) As nations from around the world meet at the Convention on Biological Diversity in Nagoya, Japan to discuss ways to stem the loss of biodiversity worldwide, two prominent researchers argue that conservationists need to c...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/1114-orangutans_kalimantan....

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