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Orangutan

Orangutan

The Environmental Headache in Your Shampoo

As little as two centuries ago, the northern edge of the island of Borneo, home to Malaysia’s Sarawak state, was covered in a verdant canopy that stretched, uninterrupted, from shore to shore. It was a forest that had persisted for more than 100 million years, sheltering a dizzying abundance of…
bubmag
September 16, 2020
Orangutan

COVID-19 cuts force Indonesia to scale back forest protection

Asia FILE PHOTO: File picture of firefighters trying to extinguish forest fires at Sebangau National Park area in Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan province, Indonesia, September 14, 2019. (REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan) 25 Jun 2020 06:45PM(Updated: 25 Jun 2020 06:50PM) JAKARTA: Indonesia has scaled back protection for some of the world's most important…
bubmag
June 25, 2020
Orangutan

British couple are stranded in Indonesia orangutan sanctuary

A British couple have spent two months in the paradise of an Indonesian orangutan sanctuary after they were stranded there because of the coronavirus pandemic.  Jeff Yip, 37, and Zuzana Barancova 36, from Staffordshire, spent two years saving to explore south-east Asia.After seeing most of the countries on their list, they…
bubmag
June 17, 2020
Orangutan

Annecy Stages 2nd Focus on South-East Asia MIFA Program

This year’s online Annecy Festival includes a Territory Focus on South-East Asia, co-organized by Annecy and the French Embassy in Singapore. This is the second edition of the initiative, part of Annecy’s MIFA, market, which aims to kickstart animation projects from Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines. Projects developed this…
bubmag
June 14, 2020
Orangutan

The 2020 All About Photo Awards

Across the River, Burma From the series “Songs of the River: Portraits from Burma.” © Monica Denevan, United States, 1st place winner, All About Photo Awards 2020 Photographer of the Year: Monica Denevan Today we share the winners of the prestigious photo competition, All About Photo Awards 2020, The Mind’s…
bubmag
June 7, 2020