The Effects of Deforestation in Borneo
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A Glimpse at the Heartbreaking Deforestation Epidemic in Borneo - Jaunted

A Glimpse at the Heartbreaking Deforestation Epidemic in Borneo - Jaunted | The Effects of Deforestation in Borneo | Scoop.it
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A Glimpse at the Heartbreaking Deforestation Epidemic in Borneo
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Our coverage is focused on the Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak, which together make up 26% of the island.

Via Maria Nunzia @Varvera
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The above articles on Borneo demonstrate the profound extent of deforestation and highlight the devastating effects on the ecosystem. 

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Borneo may lose half its orangutans to deforestation, hunting, and plantations

Borneo may lose half its orangutans to deforestation, hunting, and plantations | The Effects of Deforestation in Borneo | Scoop.it
Borneo will likely lose half of its orangutans if current deforestation and forest conversion trends continue, warns a comprehensive new assessment by an international team of researchers.
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If you were the Prime Minister of Malaysia or Indonesia, how would you ensure the protection of orang-utans while maintaining economic growth? 

 

Should the Australian government do more to deter Malaysia and Indonesia from deforestation in Borneo? Discuss how and why this might be achieved?

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