20 Jan '12, 2pm

Feared extinct, obscure monkey rediscovered in Borneo

Feared extinct, obscure monkey rediscovered in Borneo

Borneo's most elusive feline photographed at unexpected elevation (01/11/2012) Although known to science for 138 years, almost nothing is actually known about the bay cat (Pardofelis badia). This reddish-brown wild feline, endemic to the island of Borneo, has entirely eluded researchers and conservationists. The first photo of the cat wasn't taken until 1998 and the first video was shot just two years ago, but basic information remains lacking. A new camera trap study, however, in the Kelabit Highlands of the Malaysian state of Sarawak has added to the little knowledge we have by photographing a bay cat at never before seen altitudes. Palm oil, pulp companies commit to zero-tolerance policy for orangutan killing (12/06/2011) Two Indonesian plantation companies have signed an agreement to train workers not to kill or injure orangutans and other protected species. The agreem...

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treehugger.com 23 Jan '12, 2am

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blog.malaysia-asia.my 27 Jan '12, 10pm

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Sumatran Elephants Could Be Extinct Within 30 Years

Sumatran Elephants Could Be Extinct Within 30 Y...

treehugger.com 24 Jan '12, 10pm

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