This important report contains the latest information on the conservation situation of orangutans and forests in Sumatra, and highlights a pathway for Indonesia to
economic growth whilst protecting its forests and biodiversity. It was published in September 2011.
An assessment of the extent of the illegal trade in orangutans and gibbons in Sumatra. Published in 2009.
oil-palm plantations are the primary threat to the orangutan, driving the
species rapidly towards extinction. It also found that one in 10 products on UK
supermarket shelves contain palm oil but these supermarkets were failing to
ensure it did not come from destructive sources.