Tags: Conservation

Announcing Field Partnership between OFI & Rimba Raya, an InfiniteEARTH Project

January, 29 2016

Orangutan Foundation International (OFI) is proud to officially announce its partnership with The Rimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve, an InfiniteEARTH project.   The Rimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve aims to reduce Indonesia’s greenhouse gas emissions and protect the endangered Borneo orangutan by preserving 64,977 hectares of tropical peat swamp forest. This is the world’s largest initiative to…

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Preserving Peatland Rainforest Saves Orangutans... and the Global Climate

March, 7 2009

Most rainforests in Borneo and Sumatra, home to the orangutan, are distributed on peatlands which are typically low, swampy areas that are seasonally flooded. These rainforests are like no others in the world. Part of their uniqueness lies in their large capacity for storing carbon dioxide which is the primary greenhouse gas responsible for global…

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