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Palm Oil Casualty - 14 Rare Pygmy Elephants Fall Prey to Pesticides in Borneo, Malaysia - Cristian Science Monitor
Animals  (tags: Wild Animals, Elephants, Toxic Pesticides, Palm Oil Industry, Corporations, Habitat Destruction, Suffering, Death, Ethics )

- 1706 days ago -
Malaysian wildlife officials say 14 dead pygmy elephants were found last month apparently poisoned by chemicals used by farmers to keep pests from eating the palm fruit grown on plantations to make cheap palm cooking oil. Please boycott palm oil.
Animals  (tags: orangutans, homes destroyed, palm oil industry, endangered, extinction )

- 3263 days ago -
Orangutans used to live all across east Asia, but now have been restricted to just the small Islands of Borneo and Sumatra in South East Asia. This is mainly due to logging in the rainforests of Borneo and Sumatra, which used to cover vitrually all of
Centre for Orangutan Protection
Animals  (tags: centre for orangutan protection, conservation, habitat, welfare, palm oil industry, endangered, gentle souls, cruelty, suffering )

- 3428 days ago -
While you are reading this, forests in Kalimantan (Indonesia Borneo) are being destroyed and cleared to make way for new palm oil plantations. Without their forest home orangutans are left hungry and homeless; most are killed with babies frequently torn
Orangutans in Danger of Dying Out
Animals  (tags: palm oil industry, orangutans, extinction, habitat destruciton, dying out disappearing, wild animals )

- 3811 days ago -
Conservationists are worried that the world's largest population of wild orangutans in Borneo in south-east Asia will die out within three years. That's because the trees that they live in are being cut down in order to grow palm oil, used for soaps

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