RSPO Support Fuels GRASP Efforts to Protect Critically Endangered Orangutans

RSPO Support Fuels GRASP Efforts to Protect Critically Endangered Orangutans

Nearly a year after smoke and haze blanketed Borneo and threatened thousands of critically endangered orangutans, emergency funds provided by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) have helped protect those populations and their rainforest homes against future crises.

GRASP Hails Sarawak Support for Orangutans

GRASP Hails Sarawak Support for Orangutans

24th Aug 2015 Featured, Home, Press Releases

The Great Apes Survival Partnership (GRASP) welcomed the bold commitment to halt deforestation and support orangutan conservation in the Malaysian state of Sarawak that was announced at the recent GRASP Regional Meeting – Southeast Asia.

Chief Minister Tan Sri Haji Adenan Bin Satem announced a series of actions to protect Sarawak’s estimated 2,500 orangutans, which are endangered by clearing of forests for new oil palm plantations, illegal logging and other threats. Describing himself as an “amateur naturalist,” Adenan pledged “make decisions that are in the favour of nature.”

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