Deforestation in Borneo due to palm oil plantations.


In Borneo, right below south China sea, above Australia, palm oil in Indonesia Borneo, is responsible for 35% of forest loss and in Malaysia Borneo, 46%of forest loss. This is bad. The reason for this is that Indonesia and Malaysia produce around 85% of the worlds palm oil.

palm oil is used in everything from soaps, lipsticks, to pizza and biofuel. Which is a form of diesel. Its even found in ICE CREAM. more then half of any packages of products that Americans consume contains palm oil. It’s used in everything from food products, detergents, cosmetics, and people cook with it.