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Orangutans in peril as Indonesian logging accelerates

Date : 7th February 2007, Source : ENS

NAIROBI, Kenya, February 7, 2007 (ENS) - Emergency action is needed to ensure survival of the orangutan, a new United Nations report warned Tuesday. The great apes' only habitat, the Indonesian rainforest, is being destroyed at a rate up to 30 percent higher than previously thought by illegal logging, fire, and clearing for palm oil plantations.

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