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Monday, November 30, 2009

The Future for the Orang-utan: The Red Ape Debate, London, 27 Nov.

The Red Ape Debate will discuss how best to ensure the survival of Borneo's orang-utans. Photo: © KOCP.

The destruction of huge areas of Orang-utan habitat is driving the species to extinction and urgent decisions need to be made on how to prioritise conservation resources to best ensure the survival of the Orang-utan.

Tickets are now available for The Red Ape Debate, a fundraising event for WLT's Orang-utan Appeal in Borneo, where experts will discuss rehabilitation and in situ conservation as strategies for saving the Orang-utan.

The following experts will be present:
Dr Marc Ancrenaz (Kinabatangan Orangutan Conservation Project)
Dr Erik Meijaard (Orangutan Conservation Services Programme)
Lone Drosher Nielsen (Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation)
The Earl of Cranbrook (Red Ape Debate Chairman)
Raymond Alfred (WWF Malaysia)

Each audience member will be asked to cast their vote and decide: HOW should resources for orang-utan conservation be prioritised?

When: 27 November
Where: Royal Geographical Society, London
Tickets: £12 (£10 concessions)
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Please book your tickets now to avoid disappointment. We look forward to seeing you there!

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