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News & events 07/09/17

Rhino conservation in Kenya

Chester Zoo Conservation Scholar Nick Harvey from the University of Manchester is working with us to investigate the conservation physiology of the Eastern black rhino as part of his PhD. He tells us more about his project and what he hopes to achieve.

  • Black rhino
  • Conservation Breeding and Management

News & events 19/09/17

We want Chester to become the WORLD’S FIRST ‘Sustainable Palm Oil City’

We're striving to make Chester become the world's first 'Sustainable Palm Oil City' as part of our Sustainable Palm Oil Challenge campaign, which we launched in 2015 to help protect rainforests across South East Asia and the incredible wildlife found within them! The post We want Chester to become the WORLD’S FIRST ‘Sustainable Palm Oil City’ appeared first on Act for Wildlife .

  • Orangutans
  • Palm oil
  • Sumatran tigers
  • Sun bears

News & events 19/09/17

New study reveals decline in Bornean orangutan population

The innovative model assessed the different drivers linked to the species’ decline and showed that orangutans have lower survival rates in areas where forests have recently been converted to industrial agriculture.

  • Orangutans
  • Palm oil

News & events 19/09/17

Orangutans and Sustainable Palm Oil

A new study co-authored by Marc Ancrenaz, director of our partners HUTAN, revealed that Bornean orangutan populations have declined by 25% over the last 10 years! It is now time to ACT FOR ORANGUTANS and one way to do it is by supporting sustainable palm oil.

  • Orangutans
  • Palm oil
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