THE GUARDIAN: FIVE YEARS TO SAVE THE ORANG UTAN

A shocking UN report details how the booming palm oil industry is wiping out one of man’s closest relatives as its forest habitat disappears. David Smith asks if it’s too late to save them 

The Orang Utan, one of man’s closest and most enigmatic cousins, could be virtually extinct within five years after it was discovered that the animal’s rainforest habitat is being destroyed even more rapidly than had been predicted.

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ORANGUTAN DEFENDER CAMP

Loggers always follow the plantation’s excavator. Cempaga forest under serious danger, not only by plantation’s excavator but also by illegal loggers. Even though it is illegal, the plantation company just ignore it. Are they linked as logging mafia?

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THE GOVERNOR SAID: YES!

Mr. Agustin Teras Narang, the Governor of Central Kalimantan said that he will response COP’s report about orangutan habitat destruction by IOI Plantation Group in Parenggean – Central Kalimantan, after meeting with Hardi Baktiantoro, the COP’s Executive Director in UNFCC meeting in Bali. Hardi submitted a detailed report of his investigation. This report contains the evidence how the IOI Plantation destroy the orangutan habitat during the RT5 of RSPO meeting in Kuala Lumpur (20 – 23 November).

It might be the third victory of COP on protecting orangutan and habitat. The recent victory achieved in Cempaga forest after the Governor intervene the case. He ordered the company to stop their activity.

 

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