In this NASA timelapse, satellite images show the rapid deforestation of the amazonian rainforest.
All major tropical forests including those in the Americas, Africa, Southeast Asia, and Indonesia are disappearing, mostly to make way for human food production, including livestock and crops. If you can't breath, you really don't need food!
Although the Penan still fight for their land, large corporations continue to clear forests for logging and oil palm cultivation.
The main threat to the survivial of orangutan populations in the wild is the massive expansion of palm oil plantations in Borneo and Sumatra.
Greenpeace will never stop fighting for a greener, healthier world for our oceans, forests, food, climate, and democracy. No matter what forces stand in our way!