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The binturong (or bearcat) typically lives in areas between northeast India and the Philippines, but its habitat is being greatly threatened by logging, agriculture, and the palm oil business.

Because this extremely rare mammal has been referred to as a "low-profile" species, it has, in turn, long suffered as one without protection.

Conservation groups want to help this incredible animal, but without proper knowledge, it is becoming increasingly difficult.

Unless we are able to learn enough about these animals and their habitats, they'll soon be in extreme danger because of what humans have done to their homes.

Sign the petition below insisting that Inger Anderson, Director General of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), further invest in trap cameras to help give conservationists the information they need to help the binturong!

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Dear Director General Anderson

Forests across the globe are being torn apart by numerous industries, and the habitats of animals are suffering horribly because of it.

One such animal is the binturong.

The binturong is unique when it comes to conservation, however. Due to its elusiveness, conservationists like you and your organization are unsure of how to help the binturong through their loss of habitat. More than that, the binturong has been called a "low-profile" species, which to this point has meant that the binturong is low priority.

Luckily, it won't take much to learn about the binturong. With more funding for trap cameras, your team will be able to safely study this incredible mammal, and to develop conservation strategies.

Director General, I urge you: please allow this spending. The survival of the binturong depends upon it.

Sincerely,

Petition Signatures


Apr 14, 2018 Rebecca Lambert
Apr 11, 2018 Lisa vasta
Apr 6, 2018 Brent Pennell
Apr 6, 2018 SCOT STIER
Apr 5, 2018 Maureen Wheeler
Apr 5, 2018 Barbara Tomlinson
Apr 5, 2018 Siegrid Berman
Apr 5, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Apr 5, 2018 Richard Rheder
Apr 5, 2018 Peg Coogan
Apr 3, 2018 Megan Speight
Apr 2, 2018 Norma Morgan
Apr 2, 2018 susan shawket
Apr 2, 2018 Toby Cardoso
Apr 1, 2018 Maris Riojas
Mar 31, 2018 Elena Pimyakova
Mar 29, 2018 Julie Hansen
Mar 29, 2018 Marleen Neus
Mar 28, 2018 Tim Eaton
Mar 28, 2018 Richard Han
Mar 27, 2018 Deb Fritzler
Mar 27, 2018 Mark Hayduke Grenard
Mar 27, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Mar 27, 2018 Sandra Cobb
Mar 27, 2018 Angelita Ritz
Mar 26, 2018 Kathleen Shabi
Mar 26, 2018 Gina Lippa
Mar 26, 2018 Ian Gray
Mar 26, 2018 Shirley Cooksley
Mar 25, 2018 Leanne Keane
Mar 25, 2018 Stephanie Major
Mar 25, 2018 Axa Tolonen
Mar 25, 2018 Janis Ciofalo
Mar 25, 2018 Kathryn Summerfield
Mar 25, 2018 Sarah O’Malley
Mar 25, 2018 Jan Allen
Mar 25, 2018 Sandra Cobb
Mar 24, 2018 Rebecca Wright-Hyde
Mar 22, 2018 Peggy Foley
Mar 20, 2018 rebecca schwartz we have to be their voice. Be responsible, say this species habitat.
Mar 20, 2018 Lesley Adamson
Mar 19, 2018 Tiia Pitkänen
Mar 18, 2018 Stacey Alexander
Mar 14, 2018 Carla Montes
Mar 13, 2018 Helen Smylie
Mar 13, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Mar 11, 2018 ADELA ESTUDILLO
Mar 11, 2018 Edeltraut Renk
Mar 9, 2018 Lisa Kidd-Goodman
Mar 9, 2018 Sam Mcfadzean

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