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Palm oil blamed for 39 percent of forest loss in Borneo islandicon

Palm oil blamed for 39 percent of forest loss in Borneo island

The palm oil industry was responsible for at least 39 percent of forest loss on the biodiversity-rich island of Borneo between 2000 and 2018, according to data from Indonesia-based Centre for International Forest Research (CIFOR).