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Tapanuli orangutan endangered by Sumatran hydropower scheme

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Fig. 1: The Tapanuli orangutan and the hydrodam that imperils it in Sumatra, Indonesia.

Maxime Aliaga (orangutan image); maps created using ArcMap by ESRI (; map images from Planetscope / US Geological Survey Global Visualization Viewer (


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Laurance, W.F., Wich, S.A., Onrizal, O. et al. Tapanuli orangutan endangered by Sumatran hydropower scheme. Nat Ecol Evol 4, 1438–1439 (2020).

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