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Orangutan may be extinct in 3 years

  • Adianto P. Simamora

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, May 8 2008 | 11:03 am

PREMIUM Conservationists say protected wild orangutans in Central Kalimantan may be extinct in three years unless the government acts to stop the expansion of oil palm plantations. Center for Orangutan Protection (COP) research shows the orangutan population is falling fast as forests are cleared to make way for oil palm plantations. "We don't need to wait until 2015 to see orangutans extinct in Cen...

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