Sumatran elephants: Surrounded by palm oil and nobody knows how many are left alive!

Palm Oil Detectives

Sumatran elephants in Indonesia’s North Aceh district are being increasingly encircled by shrinking patches of forest. Their home is being destroyed primarily for oil palmplantations.

Ongoing attempts of scientists to take a measure of their population have been hampered and oppressed by the Indonesian government, which has also attempted to prevent media coverage of the issue.

What can I do?

Between 924-1360 individual Sumatran elephants hang on for survival in Sumatra trapped on all sides by #palmoil #deforestation.
“Sustainable” palm oil is a lie. Fight for them and #Boycottpalmoil #Boycott4Wildlife

Sumatran #elephants in #Indonesia’s North Aceh are encircled by dead lands, rainforests gone for #palmoil plantations Help them each time you shop and #Boycottpalmoil #Boycott4Wildlife

Originally written by Dyna Rochmyaningsi on 10 August 2022 for Mongabay.Read the original article.

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