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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.


Petition Signatures

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 Edeltraut Renk
Mar 9, 2018 Lisa Kidd-Goodman
Mar 9, 2018 Sam Mcfadzean
Mar 8, 2018 Karrie Vukelic
Mar 8, 2018 nestor berazategui
Mar 7, 2018 Mickey Sandridge Please protect this magnificent animal.
Mar 7, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Mar 6, 2018 Irina Salauyeva
Mar 3, 2018 Sara Vilhena
Mar 1, 2018 Christine Guerrero
Mar 1, 2018 Sophia Lim
Mar 1, 2018 Natalie Alexander
Mar 1, 2018 Francisco Silva
Feb 26, 2018 Sudeshna Ghosh
Feb 26, 2018 Cindy Stein
Feb 26, 2018 Mindy Schech
Feb 26, 2018 Kim Sellon
Feb 24, 2018 John Moszyk
Feb 23, 2018 Jeanine Smegal
Feb 23, 2018 Fabian Müller
Feb 22, 2018 LOUISE MOORE
Feb 22, 2018 jana pretorius
Feb 22, 2018 wendy hill
Feb 21, 2018 Edeltraut Renk
Feb 21, 2018 Pixie indigo moon Findlay Moore
Feb 21, 2018 Lynn Gaudette
Feb 21, 2018 Lois Freeman
Feb 21, 2018 Nancy ONeal
Feb 21, 2018 Cecelia Furman
Feb 21, 2018 irene riviere
Feb 21, 2018 susan Lane
Feb 21, 2018 Mary Whitcomb
Feb 20, 2018 renay lawrence
Feb 17, 2018 Lucy Kelly
Feb 17, 2018 Carol Brazee
Feb 17, 2018 David Young
Feb 14, 2018 aya oda
Feb 11, 2018 Sieglinda Preez
Feb 1, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Feb 1, 2018 Nan Stevenson
Feb 1, 2018 Lee Barrilleaux
Jan 18, 2018 Christina Konle

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