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© Brian Hutchinson
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UploadedMarch 18, 2008
TakenNovember 21, 2006
MakeCanon
ModelCanon EOS 20D
Exposure1/250 sec at f/11
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length19 mm
ISO100
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Unused plant parts are incinerated at a palm oil production facility in Malaysian Borneo. In addition to the emissions produced by this process, thousands of acres of tropical forest are felled for palm oil plantations, including the unique jungle near this mill that is home to orangutans, proboscis monkeys, and other rare and threatened species.

Deforestation is responsible for 20% of global carbon emissions - more than that emitted by all modes of transportation combined. Yet palm oil is being championed for its growing use in biofuels.

4 responses

  • Laura Brunow Miner

    Laura Brunow Miner said (20 Mar 2008):

    Ack! Why don't they compost the plant parts?!

  • eva monbert

    eva monbert gave props (29 Mar 2008):

    very good entry, this picture is very rapresentative of how we are ruining our planet. you get my vote

  • Brian Hutchinson

    Brian Hutchinson said (31 Mar 2008):

    Thank you, Eva!

  • Warren ~Mangione~

    Warren ~Mangione~ gave props (31 Jul 2008):

    First ethanol, mistake #1 & now this, mistake #1. They just don't get it! Great for you to document and photograph this. Thank you.

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