Greenpeace — How Fixing Palm Oil Could Save Orangutans From Extinction

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The United Nations recently made the bold declaration that orangutans could face extinction in Borneo. Why? Because deforestation is “simply unsustainable.”

Orangutan in Central Kalimantan

Baby orangutans at the Orangutan Foundation International Care Center in Pangkalan Bun, Central Kalimantan. Expansion of oil palm plantations is destroying their forest habitat.

This article was originally published by Greenpeace International.

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Scientists have recently made critical new discoveries about some of the most ecologically significant waters in the United States: the Bering Sea canyons. With new information in hand, the case for Bering Sea conservation has never been stronger.

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