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In Orangutan Parenting, the Kids Can Get Their Own Dinner (17.12.2021)

Orangutan mothers will teach their young to forage for food — then cut them off when they are old enough to know better, new research shows.

Report: Orangutans and their habitat in Indonesia need full protection now (19.11.2021)

Protecting all remaining orangutans and their forest habitat in Indonesia will provide a bastion for the survival of Asia’s only great ape, wildlife experts say in a new investigative report.

Kritische Palmöl-Zertifikate (21.10.2021)

Greenpeace nimmt Palmöl-Zertifikate unter die Lupe und findet Verstöße gegen die Auflagen: Trotz Verboten liegen viele Plantagen im geschützten National Forest Estate.

Hydroelectric project in Sumatra risks extinction of world’s rarest orangutan (06.09.2021)

As well as threatening the home of the critically endangered Tapanuli orangutan, environmentalists say the Batang Toru hydropower plant in Indonesia jeopardises the livelihoods of 130,000 people and increases the risk of landslides

Highway cutting through Heart of Borneo poised to be ‘very, very bad’ (23.08.2021)

Every few years, stretches of Borneo’s towering dipterocarp trees fruit in a synchronized pulse. In those months, the air is rich with brown, winged fruit, which fall and spin to the forest floor. These are sites where life gathers to feast in momentary abundance: bearded pigs (Sus barbatus), sun bears (Helarctos malayanus), orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus) and more.

The World’s Thirst for Palm Oil Is About To Destroy Asia’s Largest Remaining Rainforest (11.08.2021)

Around a decade ago, outsiders began to appear more and more regularly on Linus Batia Omba’s land. Sometimes these were shabby-clothed labourers, at other times they were bespectacled men wearing shirts. Often camouflaged soldiers wielding rifles would be in tow.

Can a new way to measure tropical rainforest vulnerability help save them? (23.07.2021)

Rainforests across the tropics, from Indonesia to Central America and from Madagascar to the jungles around the Mekong River, are being cut or burned—to make way for ranches, farms, and palm oil plantations, to be logged for wood or cleared for roads and other human development. Across the globe, up to 20 percent of tropical rainforests has been cleared just since the 1990s, while another 10 percent has been damaged as climate change brings higher temperatures, longer dry seasons, and more frequent droughts.

Zeichen-Tricks – Der Gütezeichen-Guide für Lebensmittel (2021)

Kaufhilfe oder Greenwashing? Diese Frage ist für Kosumenten nicht immer einfach zu beantworten. Der Gütezeichen-Guide von Greenpeace schafft hier Abhilfe.

Deforestation of orangutan habitat feeds global palm oil demand, report shows (24.06.2021)

A major palm oil company supplying to global brands like Nestlé and PepsiCo continues to source the raw commodity from plantations responsible for deforesting prime orangutan habitat in Sumatra, according to a recent investigation.


World will fail unless climate and nature crises are tackled together, says major report (11.06.2021)

The world’s climate and nature crises cannot be solved unless they are tackled together, scientists have warned in a major report.

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