As the lush equatorial rainforests of South East Asia are exhausted, increasingly focus is being placed on parts of Central and South America. Oil Palm is a growing commodity there and is found in Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador, Guatemala and Mexico.
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The fertile rainforests of Latin America are home to some of the most exotic and unusual species of animals in the world. These animals must be protected at all costs.
A model of rainforest loss in the Amazon 2010 – 2260
These animals have a IUCN Red List status of Critically Endangered, Endangered or Vulnerable and face a threat to their existence from palm oil deforestation, and deforestation from other commodities. Yet there is hope and there are a number of ways you can Take Action to Protect Them.
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What we stand to lose…
New investigation in the Amazon documents impact of palm oil plantations on Indigenous communities – Mongabay Newscast
Statista: Palm Oil Industry in Latin America
How Colombia became Latin America’s palm oil powerhouse
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