The rainforests of Indonesia's Leuser Ecosystem are the last place on Earth that can support viable populations of these rare and critically endangered species. Protecting this extraordinary place is essential if the Sumatran orangutan, tiger, rhino and elephant are going to continue to survive in the wild.
The stakes are high and local plaintiffs need you to have their backs as they stand up for the Leuser Ecosystem in the courts of Indonesia. Sign the petition today.
In rainforests half a world away from the United States, orangutans are making their last stand for survival. Scientists warn that these gentle and intelligent animals, among humankind's closest kin, could become extinct within our lifetime if their rainforest homes continue to be destroyed for palm oil plantations. But the primary threat pushing them toward extinction lies much closer to home…
RAN campaigns for the forests, their inhabitants and the natural systems that sustain life by…Read More
RAN has an urgent request for you. We’re doubling down on our campaign to protect the last wild orangutans and their rainforest homes from…Read More
Is this our last chance to save Orangutans?
Save Orangutans: Cut Conflict Palm Oil, Not Rainforests
Palm oil is very bad for one's health. The only people who profit from this are the plantation owners. We are not only putting the orangutans at risk, but those of human beings as well. Before buying products like cakes, cookies etc. check the ingredients. If they contain palm oil, don't…Read More
They're not easy to look at, but these photos show the dire impacts industrial palm plantations are having on the rainforests of…Read More