05 Dec '11, 5pm

Wildlife official: palm oil plantations behind decline in proboscis monkeys

Wildlife official: palm oil plantations behind decline in proboscis monkeys

This series of pictures clearly highlights the fact that these land areas were not suitable for conversion to oil palm. Note, the difference between the flooded oil palm plantation areas and the forest with native trees. This clearly illustrates that oil palm should not be planted here and the land should be replanted back into native forest. Photo credit HUTAN/Marc Ancrenaz.

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/1205-hance_proboscismonkeys...

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