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There are thought to be up to 2,800 Sumatran elephants (.in Riau Province, elephant numbers have fallen 80 per cent under 25 years due to deforestation by paper and pulp industries and oil palm plantations.
Deforestation is one of the most serious environmental issues with far-reaching penalties.
This has also led to deforestation.
In fact, the pulp and paper industry is one of the biggest drivers of deforestation in Indonesia, accounting for roughly 20 percent of deforestation in the 2000s and 50 percent of peatlands conversion.
Mouths are sewn shut in protest against deforestation in Indonesia.
The Sumatran elephant population has already been halved in a generation and almost 70 of its habitat has been lost due to deforestation and plantations, the environmental group says.
Current deforestation trends point toward catastrophic and irreversible losses of biodiversity and runaway climate change.
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