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The once expansive and ancient forests of Borneo have been brought to the brink.
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Palm oil monoculture is palming off orangutans in record numbers. Today, less than 70,000 orangutans exist in small wild pockets in the rainforests of Borneo and Sumatra. Populations are patchy and lack diversity, with conversion of land for palm oil plantation believed to be the species' biggest threat.
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The first thing that comes to mind when someone mentions palm oil is orangutans. We all say it: “Palm oil is so bad for orangutans.” And it’s true, but there’s also a lot that many of us don’t know ab...
Millions of acres of pristine, irreplaceable and invaluable Indonesian forest has been reduced to smouldering blackened ash, as 100,000 fires rage through the island region. The sheer size and scale o...