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Monthly Archives: April 2014
Climate Change and Wildlife (WWF) The WWF highlights a number of animals that are particularly vulnerable to climate change, including orangutans and gorillas.’ Indonesia Activist Wins Goldman Prize for Fighting Palm Oil, Deforestation (Mongabay) Here’s a conservation success story! … Continue reading
Interview with Lone Droscher Nielsen, who is the founder of Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Nyaru Menting Orangutan Rescue Center.
From BBC’s Orangutans as Humans as You or Me? This is a clip from the Life of Mammals (Food for Thought). On one hand, I think it’s fascinating–orangutans are amazing at picking things up just from observing humans! However, all … Continue reading
This article details the conservation plans to save the Hainan gibbon. Although they are looking into their genetic diversity and doing a population viability analysis, this number might be too small to sustain a species… Time Running Out For Rarest … Continue reading
I just came across a couple articles relevant to yesterday’s topics: Are Human Viruses Killing The Last Remaining Gorillas? Despite the obviously depressing title, the article itself focuses on some of the positive conservation strategies to protect the gorillas. One … Continue reading