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Borneo's Forests Face Dire Future From Global Warming


Environment  (tags: globalwarming, climate-change, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, protection, green, ecosystems )

Cal
- 891 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Already wracked by extensive deforestation and forest degradation, the future looks grim for Borneo's tropical rainforests, reports a new study



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Monica D. (580)
Wednesday July 18, 2012, 7:59 pm
Noted, thanks Cal. We humans must do what we can to reduce our climate changing emissions significantly and quickly. Eg eat much less meat, drive much less - go car-free if you can - and encourage others to do the same.
 

Kelly Rogers (303)
Thursday July 19, 2012, 12:16 am
ty
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 19, 2012, 4:14 am
Noted.
 

Alexandra Rodda (177)
Thursday July 19, 2012, 6:19 am
Worrying, very worrying.
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Thursday July 19, 2012, 9:15 am
Everywhere the forests are dying or being destroyed. We need to stop killing ourselves by destroying our oxygen producing trees.
 

Michela m. (3955)
Thursday July 19, 2012, 10:06 am

Thanks!! Posted in: ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest
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ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest
together with Sumatran Tigers (Java and Bali Tigers already EXTINCT), Elephants, Rhinos, CloudedLeopards, SunBears, Wildlife, Biodiversity they face Extinction!! Only 300 Sumatran Tigers left on Earth!!! 300 Football Fields of Rainforests are CLEARED every hour in SE Asia to produce Palm Oil: a hidden, not labelled, unhealthy ingredient in the products we buy. We MUST do WHATEVER is possible to SAVE them all!! Against: Deforestation, Illegal Logging, Pet Trade, Corporate Control, Pollution, CO2Emissions, Indigenous Peoples Displacement, Global Warming!! Also other Primates, as Chimpanzees, Gorillas, Gibbons, and Monkeys for Vivisection are dealt in this Group. Petitions/Info/Videos/Pics are here.
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Nicole W. (645)
Thursday July 19, 2012, 10:22 am
soon there will be nothing of value left
 

Kate Kenner (212)
Thursday July 19, 2012, 3:19 pm
It amazes me that the world is falling apart yet trying to change things is such a struggle and still big companies plow their way through like tanks and people are still so unwilling to make changes in their lives to stop the destruction.
 

Dave C. (227)
Thursday July 19, 2012, 7:14 pm
very sad.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 19, 2012, 7:21 pm
Borneo's Forests Face Dire Future From Global Warming


Borneo (Indonesian: Kalimantan) is the third largest island in the world and is located north of Java, Indonesia, at the geographic centre of Maritime Southeast Asia.

The island is divided among three countries: Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia. Approximately 73% of the island is Indonesian territory. The Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak in the north occupy about 26% of the island. The sovereign state of Brunei, located on the north coast, comprises about 1% of Borneo's land area. Borneo is home to one of the oldest rainforests in the world, along with the Daintree Rainforest in Australia and the Amazon rainforest.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borneo
 

Pepe Pops (7)
Thursday July 19, 2012, 8:52 pm
any good news? kidding......
 

Aino Viita (0)
Thursday July 19, 2012, 9:31 pm
noted
 

Yvonne F. (177)
Saturday July 21, 2012, 2:54 am
It is so depressing! Thanks for sharing, Cal. What will happen to Borneo when it is all gone?
 

Kenneth Davies (0)
Saturday July 21, 2012, 1:25 pm
noted
 
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