Malaysia's Semenggoh Wildlife Center restores hope for orangutans. Here, they can freely swing from trees and vines — keeping forests intact is vital for animals and humanity.
With only 30 to 80 remaining around the world, the death of a 25-year-old female Sumatran rhino means the animal has become extinct in Malaysia. Decades of poaching had left the animals critically endangered.
The Malaysian state of Sarawak is home to some of the largest but most at-risk populations of orangutans in the world. The Semenggoh Wildlife preserve is at the forefront of efforts to ensure they survive.
Often overlooked as critical carbon sinks, peatlands store at least twice as much carbon as forests. After years of degredation, Scotland has increased its ambition in restoring these important areas.
French lawmakers have voted to remove tax breaks for the use of palm oil as a biofuel. The tax incentive would have benefited energy giant Total, but it led to howls of protest from environmentalists.
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