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An assessment of distribution and threats to the Bornean orangutan: a survey preamble and questionnaire details

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The dataset provides the interview preamble and questionnaire details of a survey used in an assessment of the distribution and threats to the Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) in Kalimantan, the Indonesian part of the island of Borneo.

A survey of nearly 7000 locals was completed. The orangutan survey was developed and administered by The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and the Indonesian Association of Primatologists (PERHAPPI), and implemented by 18 local non-government organisations (NGOs).

The questionnaire contains 33 questions.

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Meijaard, Erik, Mengersen, Kerrie, Buchori, Damayanti, Nurcahyo, Anton, Ancrenaz, Marc, Wich, Serge, et al. (2011) Why don't we ask? a complementary method for assessing the status of great apes. PLoS ONE, 6(3), pp. 1-10. http://eprints.qut.edu.au/52443/

Research areas

Agricultural and veterinary sciences
Ecological economics
Conservation science
Medical and health sciences
Bornean orangutans
Data acquisition

Cite this collection

Meijaard, Erik; Mengersen, Kerrie; Buchori, Damayanti; Nurcahyo, Anton; Ancrenaz, Marc; Wich, Serge; Atmoko, Sri Suci Utami; Tjiu, Albertus; Prasetyo, Didik; Nardiyono; Hadiprakarsa, Yokyok; Christy, Lenny; Wells, Jessie; Albar, Guillaume; Marshall, Andrew J. (2011): Why Don't We Ask? A Complementary Method for Assessing the Status of Great Apes Text_S1.doc. PLOS ONE.

Related information

Serge Wich, Research collaborator http://goo.gl/dlb0p
Andrew J. Marshall, Research collaborator http://goo.gl/dlb0p
The study was financially supported by donors of the Nature Conservancy's Adopt and Acre program http://goo.gl/dlb0p
Jessie A. Wells, Research collaborator http://goo.gl/dlb0p
Guillaume Albar, Research collaborator http://goo.gl/dlb0p
Yokyok Hadiprakarsa, Research collaborator http://goo.gl/dlb0p
Sri Suci Utami Atmoko, Research collaborator http://goo.gl/dlb0p
Damayanti Buchori, Research collaborator http://goo.gl/dlb0p
Marc Ancrenaz, Research collaborator http://goo.gl/dlb0p
Lenny Christy, Research collaborator http://goo.gl/dlb0p
Anton Nurcahyo, Research collaborator http://goo.gl/dlb0p
Didik Prasetyo, Research collaborator http://goo.gl/dlb0p
Albertus Tjiu, Research collaborator http://goo.gl/dlb0p
The study was financially supported by the Sall Family Foundation http://goo.gl/dlb0p
The study was financially supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) http://goo.gl/dlb0p

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Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 (CC-BY)


Copyright: © 2011 Meijaard et al.

Dates of data collection

From 2008-04-01 to 2009-09-01


Was collected by
Kerrie Mengersen  (Researcher)


Name: Distinguished Professor Kerrie Mengersen


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Published - Open Access