Quarks & Co - The last story of the Orang-Utan

We all contribute to rainforest destruction, thus endangering all orang-utans. Ranga Yogeshwar travels to Sumatra, the site of the drama. In his search for endangered species he reveals the effects of slash-and-burn and visits an orang-utan shelter.

Director: Wolfgang Lemme (Editor)

Wolfgang Lemme is a molecular biologist and editor at "Quarks & Co". He took his first steps in the field of scientific journalism at the Deutschlandfunk radio station and later at WDR. As a freelance journalist he has worked for radio, internet and television. From childhood on, the fascination of science has kept a hold on him, so he made it his profession to pass this enthusiasm on to others. Among other things, he has worked on the scientific editorial staff of "Leonardo", a science programme on WDR radio. In early 2005, he joined the "Quarks & Co" team.

44 Min.
Director: Wolfgang Lemme (Editor)
Editor: Wolfgang Lemme (WDR)