Articles Tagged with “orangutan”

6 Articles found tagged with “orangutan”.

  • Further Updates to the Red List

    Further updates to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species was released during the IUCN World Conservation Congress earlier this month.

    By Alex Taylor on 3rd October 2016
  • Red List Update

    Two species of shark are now endangered and one primate is now critically endangered. The IUCN is now calling for urgent action to save them.

    By Alex Taylor on 18th July 2016
  • Good News for Orangutans…Or Is It?

    In the last 25 years, Sumatra has lost almost half of its forests, and has one of the highest rates of deforestation in the world. The orangutan’s forest home is being felled and turned into oil palm plantations on a massive scale.

    By Alex Taylor on 7th March 2016
  • Fulfilling my Childhood Dream: Jungle Living

    Orangutans spend a lot of time stationary, but when they move it’s spectacular: they literally bend the trees to their will. The crash of an orangutan traversing the canopy can be heard a couple of hundred metres away. This helps them move more efficiently, preserving energy.

    By Guest Bloggers on 7th January 2014