Borneo deforestation

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  • Created on: 10-04-19 09:07
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  • Borneo tropical rain forest
    • causes
      • logging
        • mostly exported to Asia
      • agricultural land
        • palm oil
        • very profitable
        • decreases bio-diversity
      • relocation of settlements
        • from java island
      • coal mining
    • Effects
      • habitats are destroyed
        • orangutans in palm oil plantations
        • orangutans shot if on field
      • relocation of indigenous tribes
      • soil degradation
        • shallow mineral layer washed away
          • bad for farming
        • roots used to hold soil together
      • global warming
        • trees take CO2 out of air
        • burning method adds CO2
    • facts
      • 3,000 species of tree
      • 15,000 species of flowers
      • 420 species of bird
      • 221 species of mammal
    • strategies
      • cut down certain trees
      • no burning method
      • eco tourism
      • put tax on goods
  • The DVCA
    • Danum valley conservation area
      • covers 43800 hectares
    • contains 120 mammal species
    • important orangutan reserve
    • 340 species of bird
    • increased local awareness of logging
      • rehabilitation (replanting)
    • focused on wildlife, forestry and commercial sectors

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