|Environmentalists in North Sumatra are urging the central government to declare the 136,284 hectara Batang Toru forest in North, South and Central Tapanuli a protected area, arguing that it acted as a buffer against floods, erosion and landslides in the region.|
conservation link between orang-utans and motorbikes may at first seem a bit of
a stretch. But for visiting British primate expert Ian Singleton, the two
motorbikes his organisation bought with $5000 donated from Melbourne Zoo means
improved monitoring of Sumatran orang-utans.
|The Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme is delighted to announce that cataract surgery was performed on an elderly, blind female orangutan named “Gober” on Monday 27th August at 13.00.|
|Ian Singleton, an authority on orangutan conservation, visited Oklahoma City on Thursday, touring the zoo and presenting a lecture about orangutan. |