Orangutan corporate destruction victims rescued

Sad Kiani

Sad Kiani (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Elaeocarpus holopetalus - Mount Imlay Rainforest

Elaeocarpus holopetalus – Mount Imlay Rainforest (Photo credit: Poytr)

English: View of the upland tropical rain fore...

English: View of the upland tropical rain forests of Madre de Dios, Peru, June 2004. It should be included in the article: Amazon, Tropical rain forest, Peru (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

oil palms in malaysia

oil palms in malaysia (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

…………………………………….After Marilyn and I visited Malaysia, we became passionate advocates of greater protection of the rain-forest and the home to endangered wildlife.

We were amazed at the mile after mile of palm tree plantations for palm oil production; originally this was rain-forest.

Malaysia still has some amazing wildlife but they live in the rain-forest, so please spread the word!


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This video says about itself:

April 5, 2013

The International Animal Rescue team have rescued several female orangutans from the ravaged forests of Indonesian Borneo. One female was half starved, her frightened baby clinging to her back, while another was lactating, but her baby was missing, presumed dead or stolen after a desperate search.

The footage shows the IAR team and members of the local forestry department (BKSDA) capturing the starving orangutans and translocating them to areas where there is sufficient food for their survival.

Wildlife Extra writesabout this:

4 starving orangutans rescued after their forest was bulldozed

International Animal Rescue (IAR) releases dramatic footage showing rescue of starving orangutans

April 2013. International Animal Rescue’s team in Indonesia has released dramatic footage showing how they rescued four starving orangutans from an oil palm concession in Borneo after their forest homes were bulldozed by a company belonging to the Roundtable…

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Debt and growth: Revisiting Reinhart-Rogoff | The Economist

Economic Counsellor Kenneth Rogoff

Economic Counsellor Kenneth Rogoff (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Here’s a good article from the Economist on why two of the high priests of “austerity” are on the ropes. Check it out!

Debt and growth: Revisiting Reinhart-Rogoff | The Economist.

Is it possible that so much of the pain in the name of austerity was not necessary?

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