16 Jul '12, 5pm

Scientists propose a new way forward on orangutan conservation via @mongabay

Scientists propose a new way forward on orangutan conservation via @mongabay

Pictures: mama and baby orangutan saved from palm oil developers (05/19/2012) A mother orangutan and its baby were rescued from an area of forest that was being bulldozed for an oil palm plantation in Sumatra, reports the Orangutan Information Centre (OIC), which participated in the translocation of the red apes. Green groups may call for boycott of Indonesian palm oil over forest destruction in Sumatra (04/11/2012) Environmental groups are escalating their battle over an area of peat forest in Tripa, Sumatra that has been granted for oil palm plantations. Governor of Aceh who signed palm oil permit: plantation in Tripa "morally wrong" (04/05/2012) The former governor of Aceh, Irwandi Yusuf, told The Sydney Morning Herald today that an oil palm plantation he approved was "not wrong legally, but wrong morally." Irwandi, who is currently seeking re-election, signed off on th...

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news.mongabay.com 27 Jul '12, 2pm

Orangutan with a garden hoe wound from a palm oil worker at a plantation run by Carson Cumberbatch PLC. Zooming out reveal...

[delicious] Coffee growing in Australia — Coffee & Conservation

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coffeehabitat.com 16 Jul '12, 11pm

Habitat loss in Australian coffee-growing regions According to the Australian Natural Resource Atlas (ANRA), 30-70% of sub...