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Fires Deliberately Lit by Palm Oil Company in Swamp Forest May Have Killed a Third of Rare Orangutan Population. Friends of the Earth Indonesia are taking the Aceh Governor and large palm oil company (PT, Kallista Alam) to court for illegally approving the destruction of Tripa
COP realises the absolute vital importance of protecting rainforest – home for the orangutans and many other species of wildlife. As far as we know we are the only organisation in Indonesia out there every day investigating and reporting forest crimes.
Exterminators arrested for orangutan killings
The Jakarta Post | Mon, 11/21/2011 9:49 PM
The police have arrested two palm oil plantation workers for allegedly killing dozens of monkeys and orangutans in Puan Cepak village in Kutai Kartanegara, East Kalimantan.
The suspects, both exterminators, claimed that they were paid to kill the animals under orders from a supervisor.
“They received Rp 200,000 [US$22] to kill a monkey and Rp 1 million for an orangutan,” National Police spokesman Insp. Gen. Saud Usman Nasution said on Monday as quoted by tribunnews.com.
Letter: Prosecute the killers of orangutans
| Wed, 12/14/2011 9:55 AM Jakarta Post
Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) is extremely distressed and appalled to learn that Malaysian palm oil companies are responsible for genocide against Indonesia’s endangered orangutans.
Maria Agatha van Noordwijk: Delving deeper into orangutan conservation
Ridwan Max Sijabat, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Wed, 01/04/2012 9:54 AM
Maria Agatha van Noordwijk raised her eyebrow as she crossed out several Indonesian names on the list of orangutans she and her fellow experts and students studied in conservation projects in Sumatra and Kalimantan.
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