Orangutans dying for palm oil, we need to help them survive!
Protect the endangered Orangutan by adopting them. This will provide them the resources needed to guarantee survival.
About the Orangutan
Orangutans are one of the most intelligent animals on the planet, and they adapt to the environment by passing on culture through each generation. They are as smart as a six year old child, their drive to extinction is an individual story of horror as they are burnt alive as an agricultural pest.
Being one of the slowest reproducing species in the world, they are highly subjected to extinction, so if we do not act now we could lose them soon.
Why do we need your help?
At this very moment people are burning the forest and logging the trees in Borneo. They want to use the wood for furniture and will use the land for oil plantations. This has a big impact for the communities and animals who are living there.
The Bornean orangutans environment is disappearing at an alarming rate. Every year more and more dead orangutans are found in the jungle, they did not had a chance to escape from the fire and are burning alive. Besides the fire there is more to be concerned about:
Palm Oil Plantations are now the leading suppliers for a global market that demands more of the tree’s versatile oil for cooking, cosmetics, and biofuel. But palm oil’s appeal comes with significant costs. Palm oil plantations often replace tropical forests, killing endangered species, uprooting local communities, and contributing to the release of climate-warming gases. The orangutans that are displaced starve to death, are killed by plantation workers as pests, or die in the fires.
Poaching orangutan infants and hunting for meat also threatens the species. Mothers are often killed for their babies, which are then sold on the black market for pets as they are cute. Babies cling to their mothers and suckle their mother’s milk until the age of 6 years.
We need your help to save as many Orangutans as we can.
What do we need?
The money will be use to pay for the recovery of the Orangutans. The injured orangutans will be adopted and placed in the BOSF Rehabilitation centers . (Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation) With the money they are able to pay for a place to stay, the medical treatment and the food. Sometimes it takes up to 7 years before they can release the orangutans in the wild. But within 2 years they will do a post-release (controlled) to see how they are surviving in the wild. With modern technology they can keep track of the Orangutans so they don’t lose them.
With the money we can:
* Pay for the transportation
* Pay for the medical treatment
* Pay for daily food.
* Pay for daily drink
* Pay for the newest equipment
* Hire highly educated people to take care of the Orangutans
* Pay for the accommodation
Can you imagine animals as smart as six year old child are burning away because humans need their property for business purposes? Or people want to have a baby Orangutan at home to show off to other people.
Borneo has one of the biggest variety when it comes to nature, plants, trees and so on. Why are we humans killing all of this because of business purposes? Or live is not changing whether we burn the forest or not. On political level we should demonstrate about the fires in Borneo and on the other hand we should save as may already injured Orangutans.
About the organization
Established in 1991, the Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation is an Indonesian non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of the Bornean Orangutan and its habitat, in cooperation with the local communities, the Indonesian Ministry of Forestry and international partner organizations.
The BOS Foundation is currently taking care of almost 750 Orangutans with the support of 400 highly devoted staff, as well as experts in primatology, biodiversity, ecology, forest rehabilitiation, agroforestry, community empowerment, education and Orangutan healthcare.
Muhammad Syahdian Noor4 months ago€15
LMW5 months ago€20
Omar5 months ago€10
Jasper Kuizenga5 months ago€15
Jeffrey Nijstad1 year ago€5
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