Orangutans: The Burning Season Trailer
Dorjee Sun, a young Australian Entrepreneur, believes there's money to be
made from protecting rainforests in Indonesia, saving the orangutan from
extinction and making a real impact on climate change. Armed with a laptop
and a backpack, he sets out across the globe to find investors in his carbon
trading scheme. It is a battle against time. Achmadi, the palm oil farmer is
ready to set fire to his land to plant more palm oil, and Lone's orangutan
centre has reached crisis point with over 600 orangutans rescued from the
Every year deliberately lit fires rage across Indonesia. They destroy
pristine rainforest, endanger orangutans and contribute to climate change. A
young carbon trading entrepreneur goes in search of a solution.
From August to October 2006, South East Asia was blanketed by a pall of
smoky haze. The pollution originated mainly in the Indonesian provinces
of Kalimantan and Jambi, where local farmers attempt to clear their land of
rainforest by burning it.