World Orangutan Day – 19th of August

Palm Oil Detectives

The 19th of August is World Orangutan Day! All three species of orangutan are classified as ‘endangered’ or ‘critically endangered’ in SE Asia. Their main threat is palm oil deforestation in Indonesia and Malaysia

  • They are «gardeners» of the forest – critical for seed dispersal in ecosystems.
  • Their slow reproductive rate makes populations extremely vulnerable.
  • Females give birth only once every 3-5 years.
  • They are highly intelligent, can use tools including using boats and pass these skills onto their children whom they raise for up to 10 years.

Each year we celebrate #WorldOrangutanDay and each year #orangutans edge closer #extinction. Enough greenwashing lies that #palmoil can be «sustainable»! We #Boycottpalmoil #Boycott4Wildlife #WorldOrangutanDay

Today is #WorldOrangutanDay download your free infographic in the link! Orangutan populations have decreased more than 50% in the past 20 years, mostly due to #palmoil #deforestation What can you do? #Boycottpalmoil #Boycott4Wildlife!

Help to protect…

Ver la entrada original 115 palabras más

Deja una respuesta

Introduce tus datos o haz clic en un icono para iniciar sesión:

Logo de

Estás comentando usando tu cuenta de Salir /  Cambiar )

Imagen de Twitter

Estás comentando usando tu cuenta de Twitter. Salir /  Cambiar )

Foto de Facebook

Estás comentando usando tu cuenta de Facebook. Salir /  Cambiar )

Conectando a %s

Este sitio usa Akismet para reducir el spam. Aprende cómo se procesan los datos de tus comentarios.