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Not by science alone: Why orangutan conservationists must think outside the box

Meijaard, Erik; Wich, Serge; Ancrenaz, Marc; Marshall , Andrew J.

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Orangutan survival is threatened by habitat loss and illegal killing. Most wild populations will disappear over the next few decades unless threats are abated. Saving orangutans is ultimately in the hands of the governments and people of Indonesia and Malaysia, which need to ensure that habitats of viable orangutan populations are protected from deforestation and well managed to ensure no hunting takes place. Companies working in orangutan habitat also have to play a much bigger role in habitat...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/66197
Source: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2011.06288.x

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