Orangutans in Danger – level 1
A video is released. People filmed it in 2013. The video shows an orangutan. It is in the middle of wasteland. People are cutting down trees. Orangutans have no place to live. Around 150,000 orangutans die between 1999 and 2018.
People cut down forests to make space. They plant oil palms in the new space. Indonesia wants to make 40 million tonnes of palm oil by 2020.
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
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