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Human Thirst for Palm Oil Wipes Out Rare Forest Birds
Environment  (tags: palm oil, habitat destruction, forests, wildlife, endangered, conservation )

- 2292 days ago -
Many more bird species are threatened with extinction than previously feared, according to analyses of satellite images that reveal for the first time the extent of deforestation occurring on the island of New Britain, Papua New Guinea. The island is a
Activists: Palm Oil Workers Killing Endangered Orangutans
Environment  (tags: wildlife, palm oil, palm oil workers, destroying, killing orangutans )

- 2464 days ago -
Workers on Indonesian palm oil plantations are deliberately killing endangered orangutans on the island of Borneo to stop them eating their seedlings, activists said on Wednesday. Hardi Baktiantoro, director of the Center for Oran­gutan Protection

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