Year 7 Science: Endangered Species – Orangutans
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Biological sciences - Interactions between organisms can be described in terms of food chains and food webs; human activity can affect these interactions (ACSSU112)
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Endangered Species

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Endangered Species information split into 11 parts--7 of which are the 7 continents of our planet and also an Oceanic, Middle East, Hawaii and Central America category. Worldwide endangered species list, and profiles, photos, and videos.
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The Australian Curriculum v7.3 Science Foundation to Year 10 Curriculum

"researching specific examples of human activity, such as the use of fire by traditional Aboriginal people and the effects of palm oil harvesting in Sumatra and Borneo"

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Think Tank Exhibit - National Zoo - Live Orangutan Camera

Think Tank Exhibit - National Zoo - Live Orangutan Camera | Year 7 Science: Endangered Species – Orangutans | Scoop.it
A ground-breaking exhibit tackling the complex field of animal cognition, Think Tank challenges us to ponder how primates and other animals process the world around them.
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THE REDD APE (Orangutan, A Climate Chance) - YouTube

Orangutans and local communities have saved peat land and rainforest for millennia. Now short term economic greed is destroying it in decades, releasing huge...
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Madison Hanna-Kohn's curator insight, October 19, 2015 12:21 PM

More information on orangutans.

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» Teacher’s Lounge Orangutan Conservation Education Center

By helping to disseminate information in unique ways to their students, teachers can help create a new generation of informed, caring citizens that can be encouraged to continue and expand conservation efforts to save these magnificent animals.

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Orangutan guerrillas fight palm oil in Borneo

Despite worldwide attention and concern, prime orangutan habitat across Sumatra and Borneo continues to be destroyed by loggers and palm oil developers, resulting in the death of up to 3,000 orangutans per year (of a population less than 50,000).
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Palm Oil and how it threatens Orangutans

Plaim oil is a threat to orangutans and other vulnerable species, find out how and what you can do about palm oil and save orangutans
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All About Orangutans - EnchantedLearning.com

Orangutans are large, quiet, gentle apes that live in southeast Asia (Bornes and Sumatra). These apes mostly live in trees (they are arboreal) and swing from branch to branch using their arms.
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Orangutan | Species | WWF

Known for their distinctive red fur, orangutans are the largest arboreal mammal, spending most of their time in trees. Long, powerful arms and grasping hands and feet allow them to move through the branches. These great apes share 96.4% of our genes and are highly intelligent creatures.

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Home | Asia Education Foundation

Asia Education Foundation website - resources for the study of Asia and Asian life. For school leaders, teachers and students. Specific sites for China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and the Philippines.
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Orangutans share Sabah's secrets

Orangutans share Sabah's secrets | Year 7 Science: Endangered Species – Orangutans | Scoop.it

Sabah's orangutans, mountains, dense jungle and beaches make it a popular tourist destination. Explore their habitat.

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Don't Palm Us Off - YouTube

Melbourne Zoo's campaign to get palm oil labelled on all food products in Australia to help save Orang-utans View http://www.zoo.org.au/PalmOil for more info...
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All Day Every Day - YouTube

Palm Oil plantations are causing the destruction of millions of hectares of Indonesia's rainforests, massively increasing global carbon emissions by burning ...
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About Orangutans – Sumatran Orangutan Society

About Orangutans – Sumatran Orangutan Society | Year 7 Science: Endangered Species – Orangutans | Scoop.it
Sumatran orangutans are critically endangered. Habitat loss and poaching are pushing them towards imminent extinction.
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Orangutans and oil palm plantations

Orangutans and oil palm plantations | Year 7 Science: Endangered Species – Orangutans | Scoop.it
Conservation of forests, jungles, woodlands and the food, shelter, material and services they provide to all humans around the world.
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Hamish Blake and Zoe Foster Blake on a Current Affair - the Orangutan Project

Hamish Blake and Zoe Foster Blake travel to Borneo for a Current Affair and the Orangutan Project. More details and donate at: http://www.orangutan.org.au/ A...
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In Borneo's Forests, Impacts and Opportunities | Stories | WWF

In Borneo's Forests, Impacts and Opportunities | Stories | WWF | Year 7 Science: Endangered Species – Orangutans | Scoop.it
WWF is working to reduce deforestation in Borneo through promoting Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification of wood and paper products.
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