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Living in Hell - Abuses against People with Psychosocial Disabilities in Indonesia

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I used to be tied up at home with a plastic rope. My heart broke when they chained me…. I was chained when I first came [to Galuh]. I get chained often—at least 10 times since I have come because I fought with the others. It can last for one day to a week. I had to go to the toilet on the spot, in the drain in the room. The staff slaps and hit me often, already three times because I peed and got angry. Tell the government, I want to go home.

Land-cover changes predict steep declines for the Sumatran orangutan

Land-cover changes predict steep declines for the Sumatran orangutan (Pongo abelii)

Serge A. Wich1,2,*, Ian Singleton3, Matthew G. Nowak3,4, Sri Suci Utami Atmoko5, Gonda Nisam3, Sugesti Mhd. Arif3, Rudi H. Putra6, Rio Ardi7, Gabriella Fredriksson2,3, Graham Usher3, David L. A. Gaveau8 and Hjalmar S. Kühl9,10, *Corresponding author. E-mail: s.a.wich@ljmu.ac.uk

Science Advances 04 Mar 2016:
Vol. 2, no. 3, e1500789
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1500789

Abstract

The dark side of the red ape: male-mediated lethal female competition in Bornean orangutans

The dark side of the red ape: male-mediated lethal female competition in Bornean orangutans

Anna M. Marzec & Julia A. Kunz & Sonja Falkner & Sri Suci Utami Atmoko & Shauhin E. Alavi
& Alysse M. Moldawer & Erin R. Vogel & Caroline Schuppli & Carel P. van Schaik & Maria A. van Noordwijk

Received: 4 September 2015 /Revised: 15 December 2015 /Accepted: 20 December 2015

Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016

Abstract
Female Bornean orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus wurmbii) are mainly solitary and philopatric, leading to adult

Tanz der Ahnen – Kunst vom Sepik in Papua-Neuguinea

Archaische Kulturschätze vom Ende der Welt, so radikal wie die Moderne: Formenvielfalt und Drastik der Papua-Kunst vom Sepik-Fluss sind beispiellos. Eine grandiose Schau im Martin-Gropius-Bau versammelt nun faszinierende Spitzenstücke aus ganz Europa.

Das Paradies ist immer anderswo

Von Gunther Neumann

Der britische Ethnologe und Autor Nigel Barley zeigt die Insel Bali als exotisch-erotisches Aussteiger-Elysium der 1930er Jahre.