December 12, 2011

Sabah Wildlife Department calls on the palm oil industry to halt deforestation

On December 5, 2011, the Sabah Wildlife Department on Malaysia's island of Borneo calls on the palm oil industry to halt deforestation near rivers to protect the water for human consumption as well as the proboscis monkey, whose populations have declined so steeply that it is now one of the world’s most endangered species.

Sources: Mongabay, Bernama, Mongabay

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