Tag: Tapanuli orangutan

Tapanuli Orangutans on TV
mei 8, 2020mei 22, 2020
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Tapanuli Orangutans on TV

If you’re in the UK, you probably watched the amazing second episode of Primates on Sunday 3rd May and saw Tapanuli orangutans on your TV screen (if you’re not in the UK, don’t worry – the series will be available in other countries later this year). Tapanuli orangutans were only announced as a distinct species in 2017, and with...

New analysis shows that the Batang Toru dam is unnecessary.
februari 14, 2020februari 14, 2020
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New analysis shows that the Batang Toru dam is unnecessary.

A new report by a leading international consultancy warns that the proposed Batang Toru hydroelectric project in South Tapanuli Regency, North Sumatra, is not only entirely unnecessary for meeting Indonesia or North Sumatra’s future energy needs, but is also a critical threat to the local ecosystem and the critically endangered Tapanuli orangutan. The report, entitled Analysis...