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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

Nov 20, 2017 Penny Fleischman
Nov 20, 2017 Karen Atkinson
Nov 18, 2017 Renee Lusian
Nov 18, 2017 Stacey Govito
Nov 18, 2017 Carolyn Francis
Nov 17, 2017 laurier gariepy
Nov 17, 2017 Anna Sergi
Nov 17, 2017 Jeanette Desmond
Nov 16, 2017 barbara gale
Nov 16, 2017 Minerva Krueger
Nov 16, 2017 P Garbett
Nov 16, 2017 Gina Arens
Nov 16, 2017 Robin Blakesley
Nov 16, 2017 Elizabeth Brooks
Nov 16, 2017 Elena Newton
Nov 16, 2017 Nina Morales
Nov 15, 2017 Sue Mcguey
Nov 15, 2017 Susan Smith
Nov 15, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Nov 14, 2017 Kaitlin McGonigle
Nov 14, 2017 KJ Ortiz
Nov 14, 2017 James McFarlane
Nov 14, 2017 Mara Schmid
Nov 14, 2017 Jeni Munn
Nov 14, 2017 Rose Wilson
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Nov 12, 2017 Osamu Watanabe
Nov 11, 2017 Pamela Spacek
Nov 11, 2017 eloise smith
Nov 11, 2017 Adriana Nunez
Nov 11, 2017 Beatrice TREPPEL
Nov 11, 2017 Ilse Spiegel
Nov 11, 2017 Tetvani Elmansour
Nov 10, 2017 Christina Ch
Nov 10, 2017 Berry Berkel
Nov 9, 2017 Lesley Thomas
Nov 9, 2017 pierre louis pille
Nov 8, 2017 donna johnson
Nov 8, 2017 Eva Garet
Nov 8, 2017 Robert Fernandez
Nov 8, 2017 nicole martin
Nov 8, 2017 vanessa mangiarano
Nov 7, 2017 Elena Burankova
Nov 7, 2017 Gisele PENA
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Nov 7, 2017 Kat Klahn
Nov 7, 2017 jan haubold
Nov 7, 2017 Siegrid Roedel Save the Binturong From Habitat Loss!

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