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Bornean Orangutans Coming Down From The Trees
2014-02-14 05:10:36

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports, orangutans spend more time on the ground than previously thought. Orangutans have always been seen as tree dwellers, but the latest study from researchers at the University of Leicester says these apes are coming down from their castles more often than scientists knew. The researchers performed a large-scale analysis of orangutan groundings by using...

Orangutans Not The Swingers They Were Made Out To Be
2013-07-29 13:48:29

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Primatologists writing in the American Journal of Primatology found that great apes spend a large amount of time walking on the ground. Orangutans have been known as the king of swingers, but finding that the apes come down from the trees to forage or to travel could lead to implications for conservation efforts. Researchers traveled to the East Kalimantan region of Borneo to a place known as a hotspot for primates, including the...

2013-06-14 12:22:08

BOTHELL, Wash., June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Borneo Resource Investments Ltd. (OTCQB: BRNE), (the "Company" or "Borneo"), today announced that on June 10, 2013, effective June 1, 2013, Borneo Resource Investments Ltd. (the "Company"), entered into agreements (the Deed of Sale of Shares, the Equity Entrustment Agreement and the Stock Purchase Agreement or collectively, the "Agreements") to purchase a 90% ownership interest in PT Puncak Kalabat, an Indonesia corporation ("Kalabat"). Upon...

2013-05-30 12:22:57

Carbon Offset Project Will Preserve Critical Orangutan Habitat by Generating Valuable Carbon Credits EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Indonesia's Rimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve has become the world's largest verified "Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation" (REDD) carbon offset project after successfully undergoing a third-party verification by SCS Global Services under the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS). The project will preserve carbon-rich tropical...

2013-04-11 08:24:21

BOTHELL, Wash., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Borneo Resource Investments Ltd. (OTCQB: BRNE), (the "Company" or "Borneo"), today announced that it has made the Second Payment as required by the previously announced purchase agreement to acquire 100% ownership in a 50 hectare property in the North Minahasa Regency of North Sulawesi Province, one of the richest gold reserve areas in Indonesia. Nils Ollquist Borneo's Chief Executive Officer commented, "With this payment we have secured the...

2013-03-28 12:24:08

BOTHELL, Wash., March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Borneo Resource Investments Ltd. (OTCQB: BRNE), (the "Company" or "Borneo"), today announced the execution of a purchase agreement with PT Puncak Kalabat ("Puncak") to acquire 100% ownership in a 30 hectare property ("Ratatotok Property") in the Southeast Minahasa Regency of the North Sulawesi Province, one of the richest gold reserve areas in Indonesia. The Ratatotok Property is located near the village of Ratatotok, approximately 3 hours...

2013-03-11 12:21:26

BOTHELL, Wash., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Borneo Resource Investments Ltd. (OTCQB: BRNE), (the "Company" or "Borneo"), today announced that it signed the purchase agreement to acquire 100% ownership in a 50 hectare property in the North Minahasa Regency of North Sulawesi Province, one of the richest gold reserve areas in Indonesia. The purchase agreement supersedes the option agreement announced in early February. The property is located close to the regional capital, Manado, and lies...

2013-02-08 12:21:04

BOTHELL, Wash., Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Borneo Resource Investments Ltd. (OTCQB: BRNE), (the "Company" or "Borneo"), today announced that it has entered into a formal agreement to acquire 100% ownership in a 50 hectare property in the North Minahasa Regency of North Sulawesi Province, one of the richest gold reserve areas in Indonesia. The property is located close to the regional capital, Manado, and lies on a gold reef formation which runs for approximately 20km (12 miles) on an...

2013-01-23 12:21:41

BOTHELL, Wash., Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Mr. Nils Ollquist, Chairman and CEO of Borneo Resource Investments Ltd. (OTCQB: BRNE), (the "Company" or "Borneo"), issued the following report to the Company's shareholders. Below is the content of the report in its entirety. "We have received confirmation from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission informing us that we have successfully completed the review process for our Form 10. We are now ready to update shareholders and other...

2012-10-30 15:21:10

MIAMISBURG, Ohio, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NewPage Corporation (NewPage) announced today its support of the World Resources Institute (WRI) in releasing new groundbreaking web applications created to help ensure that palm oil production is pursued in a way that avoids deforestation. These two publicly available web tools-the Forest Cover Analyzer and the Suitability Mapper--are the first of their kind, designed to enable companies and governments to implement commitments to sustainable...