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Understanding the Impacts of Land-Use Policies on a Threatened Species: Is There a Future for the Bornean Orang-utan?

  • Serge A. Wich mail,

    s.a.wich@ljmu.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Research Centre in Evolutionary Anthropology and Palaeoecology, School of Natural Sciences and Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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  • David Gaveau,

    Affiliation: Centre for International Forestry Research, Situ Gede, Bogor Barat, West Java, Indonesia

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  • Nicola Abram,

    Affiliation: Durrell Institute for Conservation and Ecology, School of Anthropology and Conservation, University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom

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  • Marc Ancrenaz,

    Affiliations: Sabah Wildlife Department, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, HUTAN, Kinabatangan Orang-utan Conservation Programme, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, North England Zoological Society, Chester Zoo, Chester, United Kingdom

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  • Alessandro Baccini,

    Affiliation: The Woods Hole Research Center, Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Stephen Brend,

    Affiliation: Orangutan Foundation, London, United Kingdom

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  • Lisa Curran,

    Affiliations: Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University, California, United States of America, Department of Anthropology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • Roberto A. Delgado,

    Affiliation: Departments of Anthropology and Biological Sciences, Program in Integrative and Evolutionary Biology (IEB), University of Southern California, Los Angeles, United States of America

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  • Andi Erman,

    Affiliation: GFA/KWF, Kapuas Hulu Program, West Kalimantan, Indonesia

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  • Gabriella M. Fredriksson,

    Affiliations: Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (PanEco-YEL), Medan, Sumatra, Indonesia, Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics/Zoological Museum, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Benoit Goossens,

    Affiliations: Danau Girang Field Centre, c/o Sabah Willife Department, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, Organisms and Environment Division, Cardiff School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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  • Simon J. Husson,

    Affiliation: Orangutan Tropical Peatland Project, c/o the Center for International Cooperation in the Sustainable Management of Tropical Peatlands (CIMTROP), University of Palangka Raya, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia

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  • Isabelle Lackman,

    Affiliations: Sabah Wildlife Department, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, HUTAN, Kinabatangan Orang-utan Conservation Programme, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

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  • Andrew J. Marshall,

    Affiliation: Department of Anthropology, Graduate Group in Ecology, Animal Behavior Graduate Group, University of California Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Anita Naomi,

    Affiliation: Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (PanEco-YEL), Medan, Sumatra, Indonesia

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  • Elis Molidena,

    Affiliation: Centre for International Forestry Research, Situ Gede, Bogor Barat, West Java, Indonesia

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  • Nardiyono,

    Affiliations: Forum Orangutan Indonesia (FORINA), Bogor, West Java, Indonesia, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), Jakarta, Indonesia

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  • Anton Nurcahyo,

    Affiliations: Forum Orangutan Indonesia (FORINA), Bogor, West Java, Indonesia, Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOSF), Nyaru Menteng, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia

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  • Kisar Odom,

    Affiliation: Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOSF), Nyaru Menteng, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia

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  • Adventus Panda,

    Affiliation: World Wide Fund for Nature-Indonesia (WWF-Indonesia), Sebangau Conservation Program/University of Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia

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  • Purnomo,

    Affiliation: The Nature Conservancy (TNC), Jakarta, Indonesia

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  • Andjar Rafiastanto,

    Affiliations: Forum Orangutan Indonesia (FORINA), Bogor, West Java, Indonesia, Flora and Fauna International-Indonesia, Ragunan, Jakarta, Indonesia

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  • Dessy Ratnasari,

    Affiliation: Lembaga Living Landscapes Indonesia (LLI), Pontianak, West Kalimantan, Indonesia

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  • Adi H. Santana,

    Affiliation: Biology Faculty, Universitas Nasional (UNAS), Jakarta, Indonesia

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  • Imam Sapari,

    Affiliations: Forum Orangutan Indonesia (FORINA), Bogor, West Java, Indonesia, Yayasan Orangutan Indonesia (YAYORIN), Pangkalan Bun, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia

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  • Carel P. van Schaik,

    Affiliation: Anthropological Institute and Museum, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

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  • Jamartin Sihite,

    Affiliations: Forum Orangutan Indonesia (FORINA), Bogor, West Java, Indonesia, Restorasi Habitat Orangutan Indonesia (RHOI), Bogor, West Java, Indonesia

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  • Stephanie Spehar,

    Affiliation: Anthropology Program, Department of Religious Studies and Anthropology, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States of America

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  • Eddy Santoso,

    Affiliation: Yayasan Orangutan Indonesia (YAYORIN), Pangkalan Bun, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia

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  • Amat Suyoko,

    Affiliation: Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOSF), Nyaru Menteng, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia

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  • Albertus Tiju,

    Affiliations: Forum Orangutan Indonesia (FORINA), Bogor, West Java, Indonesia, World Wide Fund for Nature-Indonesia (WWF-Indonesia), West Kalimantan Program, Indonesia

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  • Graham Usher,

    Affiliation: Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (PanEco-YEL), Medan, Sumatra, Indonesia

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  • Sri Suci Utami Atmoko,

    Affiliations: Forum Orangutan Indonesia (FORINA), Bogor, West Java, Indonesia, Biology Faculty, Universitas Nasional (UNAS), Jakarta, Indonesia

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  • Erik P. Willems,

    Affiliation: Anthropological Institute and Museum, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

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  • Erik Meijaard

    Affiliations: People and Nature Consulting International, Ciputat, Jakarta, Indonesia, School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, School of Archaeology and Anthropology, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

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  • Published: November 07, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0049142

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The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

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