Sunday, 26 May 2013

Palm-oiled and Logged out?

Areas of rain forest in Sumatra and other Indonesian locations are being decimated by logging for paper mills and replacing the forests with palm oil plantations ( Most of the activity to driven by western demands for materials with little or no regard for the endangered animal and plant life in the area including Orang-utans, Sumatran tigers and rhinoceros. There are even suggestions that fires are started deliberately in these areas to speed up the deforestation process.

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