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A Burning Issue

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Environmental Conservation
November 17, 2020
Much of the rainforest in Indonesia grows on carbon-rich peatland, the destruction of which adversely affects both biodiversity and the climate. The increasing demand for palm oil leads to expansion of this industry onto other cropland, secondary forests already logged for timber, and native tropical forests. This increasingly replaces tropical forests with monoculture crop systems, depletes biodiversity, destroys old growth rainforests and causes air pollution.
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