[VIDEO] Indonesia’s rapid deforestation

Indonesia has one of the world’s largest remaining areas of tropical forests. From tigers and orangutans to Sumatran elephants, the forests support a stunning array of wildlife. They also soak up huge amounts of climate-warming carbon dioxide.

But an area of Indonesian forest the size of Delaware is cleared each year by loggers and palm oil companies. On this edition of Global Journalist, a look at the consequences of Indonesia’s rapid deforestation for wildlife, the climate and people.

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