Monday, December 18, 2006

Law of unintended consequences - Enviro-fadists driving apes extinct

Al Gore don't like Orangutans.

The Independent
10 years to live: Orangutan faces extinction in the wild
At least 1,000 orang-utans have been killed in fierce forest fires in Indonesia, hastening the species' headlong rush to extinction within the next decade[...]

[...]to make room for plantations to grow palm oil - much of it, ironically, to meet the world's growing demand for environmentally friendly fuel[...]

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