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Threat to species like orangutan, due to change in environment

By sibananda     Feb 7, 2007 in Environment
Destruction of forest due to illegal logging has threatened the life of rare species like orangutan and others in south-east Asia.
Deforestation due to illegal logging has threatened the existance of orangutan - a UN report
If no action is taken, the report says, 98% of forests on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo may be gone by 2022.This will affect the other species like rhinos,tigers and elephants. .Human life will be affected.The rapid rate of removal of food trees, killing of orangutans displaced by logging and plantation development, and fragmentation of remaining intact forest, constitutes a conservation emergency.The loss of forest has been accelerated since last five years.The UN report, compiled using new satellite images and Indonesian government data, said orangutan habitat was being lost 30% quicker than was previously feare. Change of environment will have bad effect not only on species but also on climate and people.
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