Day 3 of the 12 Days of Carbon

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Why are the world’s wild orangutans being threatened by fire?  
https://embed.theguardian.com/embed/video/world/video/2015/dec/09/orangutan-magic-trick-funny-video

In Indonesian forest, fires threaten up to one third of the world’s orangutans.  The forests in Indonesia grow on carbon-rich peatlands.  Because forest fires have advanced into dense habitat the air quality and habitat for the orangutans have been damaged.

Global Forest Watch

 

 

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