Tripa Swamp Fundraising Appeal
ear Friends and supporters of Tripa,
We are writing to thank you for your help this far, and to secure your support to win, and restore Tripa.
To do that, we are requesting your help by donating to the Tripa Peat Forest Legal Action Campaign Fund.
Tripa is the northernmost Peat Swamp within the protected Leuser Ecosystem in the Province of Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia. Tripa is famous for being one of the few remaining peat swamp forest habitats with the highest densities of Orangutans in the world. Experts are warning that if the current wave of illegal palm oil expansion in Tripa is not halted immediately, its unique Sumatran Orangutan population could be extinct before the end of this year. In 1990, the Tripa orangutan population was estimated at 2000-‐3000 or more, but is now considered to be possibly less than 200 individuals. The Leuser Ecosystem is one of the most important biodiversity hotspots on earth, and the Tripa Peat Swamp Forest is a key part of it
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