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Forest Fires Could Kill Off Indonesian Orangutans This Year

Posted March 28th, 2012 at 1:45 pm (UTC-5)
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A coalition of environmental groups says several hundred critically-endangered orangutans in a protected area of western Indonesia could be killed off by the end of the year if land clearing is not stopped immediately. The warning, issued Wednesday in Jakarta, says satellite imagery shows forest fires in the 13,000-hectare Tripa swamp already forcing the powerful […]

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