This baby orangutan lost its parents and home. Rhett Butler at Mongabay.com
Loss Of Wildlife And Deforestation Can Increase Human Disease reportsMorgan Erikson-Davis at Mongabay. Deforestation is wiping out habitat for plants and animals wolrdwide. It is linked to reductions in air and water quality, hastening climate change, and is contributing to increased rates of drought and fire.
Now, for the first time, researchers have found that deforestation may also lead to a heightened risk of human disease
OO Obama: Palm Oil Destroying Malaysia’s Rainforests
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