<3 The Internet: eSkeletons of primates, monkeys and homo sapiens

eSkeletons is an ingenious online resource that compares the skeletons of primates and including the most notorious of the bipeds homo sapiens. Created by the Department of Anthropology at the Univrsity of Texas in Austin, eSkeletons provides an interactive environment where visitors can examine skeletal anatomy through an osteology database. It's a very engaging and…

How you can help save the Critically Endangered Orangutans of Borneo

How you can help save the Orangutans of Borneo

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature estimates the number of orangutans living in Borneo dropped by 60 percent between 1950 and 2010 alone. This is because of the extensive land clearings that have taken place over the past 4 decades in Indonesia. Between 1989 and 2000 the area covered by oil palms in…

How you can fight against the palm oil industry and help orangutans

How you can fight against the palm oil industry and help orangutans

Orangutans are highly intelligent and share 97% of their DNA with humans. When they cry they sound like a human crying and as fully grown adults they have the intelligence level of a 5 year old. Mothers only have one baby at a time and spend at least eight years nurturing their child, one of…