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Climate scientists, high-profile television, film and theatrical works, and ethical business honored with Pongo Environmental Award at Orang Utan Republik Foundation's Annual Fundraiser.
Protecting the forest homes of orangutans is the most cost-effective way of boosting the great apes’ chances of survival in the long-run, international scientists have found.
Forest cover in Borneo may have declined by up to 30% over the past 40 years.
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.
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.
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