Archive for July, 2021

Orangutans in Borneo lose muscle

New research: Orangutans in Borneo lost muscle during fruit shortage

A new study shows that the muscle mass of Bornean orangutans was significantly lower during periods when less fruit was available. Habitat destruction and threats connected to climate change makes the situation even more challenging.  Habitat loss is one of the biggest threats to the orangutans in Borneo, declared critically […]

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7 reasons why we should take care of the rainforests

Many unique species, such as the orangutan, can be found in Borneo’s magnificent rainforests. But the tropical rainforests around the world are not only home to thousands of species – they also have many important traits that are lost if the rainforests disappear. Here we take a look at a […]

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