To save the orangutans we must both protect their forests and stop any hunting and killing within them.
My holiday to Borneo in 2004 was more than just a chance to see incredible wildlife like orangutans and pygmy elephants. It helped crystallise for me the innate nature of scientific thinking.
A group of fewer than 800 orangutans in northern Sumatra has been recognised as a new species - and they are already under threat from deforestation.
Indonesian peatlands are important to many people: farmers, bureaucrats, businesspeople, and conservationists. But preserving this value for everyone will mean listening to everyone's concerns.