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60% of the world's primates threatened with extinction

https://theconversation.com/60-of-primate-species-now-threatened-with-extinction-says-major-new-study-71441

Tapanuli orangutan a newly discovered orangutan species crtically endagered by human activity
https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2018/08/tapanuli-orangutan-rarest-ape-threatened-dam-news/

 

SIX VERY IMPORTANT VIDEO CLIPS:

Stealing the rain from the rainforest

https://www.global-roadmap.org/videos/steal-the-rain-from-the-rainforest/

Why chop the Amazon in half

https://www.global-roadmap.org/videos/amazon/

Imperiled beauty: Asia’s vanishing Eden

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BtbKfC9HVYk&t=53s

 

Why are some roads so dangerous?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwwlxlMoVVQ&feature=youtu.be

 

Why roads are like Pandora’s box?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GcfnLb091HY&feature=youtu.be

 

Orangutan and bulldozer destroying its habitat

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DdRMuQiv0No

 

OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST:

The pros (and cons) of being a primatologist

http://www.conservation-careers.com/conservation-jobs-careers-advice/the-pros-and-cons-of-being-a-primatologist-part-1/

http://www.conservation-careers.com/conservation-jobs-careers-advice/the-pros-and-cons-of-being-a-primatologist-part-2/

Year of the monkey highlights plight of endangered species

http://dialogochino.net/year-of-the-monkey-highlights-plight-of-endangered-species/

Illegal trade and primate conservation - BBC reports of general interestS

The secret trade of baby chimpanzeeshttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/resources/idt-5e8c4bac-c236-4cd9-bacc-db96d733f6cf

Journey of a trafficked chimp: http://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-africa-38208445/journey-of-a-four-year-old-trafficked-chimpanzeeey 

Orangutan trade: http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-37513707

 

Illegal trade of primates in Mexico: rescue and rehabilitation

Spider monkey rescue and rehab center, The Jungle Place, in Quintana Roo, Yucatan, Mexico:  http://www.thejungleplace.com/

 

Cobalt mining, forest los and degradation and exploitation of children

Inside the Democratic Republic of the Congo cobalt mines that exploit children

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JcJ8me22NVs  

Saving a Mother and Baby Orangutan 

Palm oil plantation, Indonesia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_yl1hFAlNpk

Orangutan rescue from the illegal pet trade and rehabilitation, Indonesia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCfM1WbTXEU

 

Adult black howler monkey female feeding on figs -Palenque National Park. Video credit: Dr. Sarie Van Belle

Protect the World´s primates

2019 by Alejandro Estrada

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