Dr Ian Singleton, Earth 4 Orangutans

Ep 34 iv Dr Ian Singleton, Earth 4 Orangutans

In the latest Episode 34 of Eco TV you’ll hear about Tony Burke’s strict fishing rules for the super trawler in Tasmanian waters (which has since been updated to a total ban), how Israeli cosmetics company Ahava has been accused of exploiting the Red Sea and the global food crisis prompts the food or fuel debate to continue.  In our celebrity news, big name celebrities join Yoko Ono & Sean Lennon’s anti-fracking campaign and Eco TV Host Lara Shannon talks to Dr Ian Singleton about the dire plight of the Sumatran Orangutan in the Tripa Peatland Forest of Indonesia.

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The Leuser Ecosystem on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia is in grave danger. Local politicians want to allow logging, mining and palm oil plantations in this vulnerable area. Sumatran orangutans, rhinos, elephants and tigers are already hanging on by a thread. They will not survive the destruction of the Leuser Ecosystem.

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