In short, if things don't change soon, if the main threats to orangutans – palm oil, deforestation, poaching and hunting – are not addressed in a serious, urgent all wild animals quickly outgrow being dependent, cuddly infants and grow into dangerous and unmanageable, very strong adults, completely unsuitable as pets. How deforestation impacts local communities sumatra's animals are in danger of extinction due to palm oil here's what we' flickr it is difficult to overstate the importance of keeping the bukit tigapuluh ecosystem intact in addition to the endangered species living in this area, two indigenous groups. Read about threatened species of amazon animals due to illegal hunting, habitat destruction and environmental contamination in south america and peru deforestation, climate change, illegal hunting and environmental contamination are constant threats to the livelihoods and habitats of many species of amazon. When pondering the harmful effects the palm oil industry has on the planet, it's easy to initially think only about the damage done to the land and environment however, at best, the habitat loss due to deforestation for palm plantations has these animals truly at the brink of extinction as their habitat has. There are two species of piopio: south island piopio and north island piopio both species are unique, yet both have become extinct, in part because they were very tame and curious birds unfortunately, the combination of curiosity and tameness put them at risk piopios were known for their beautiful.
Fewer than 80,000 of these animals survive today, their habitats under constant threat of deforestation these smallest rhino are also the closest living relatives to the now-extinct woolly rhinos sumatra has lost 85 percent of its forests in the last half-century, primarily due to conversion for palm oil and pulp plantations. This massive deforestation has pushed many of the island continent's endemic wildlife, including primates, reptiles and birds, to the brink of extinction also at risk due to deforestation is the red-ruffed lemur, whose range is restricted to the tall, primary rainforests of the masoalo peninsula moreover, the greater bamboo. Sscp-dtp student rowan schley introduces the south american plants and animals on the verge of extinction due to climate and environmental change however, these tiny monkeys are still under threat from agriculture-driven deforestation, which continues to fragment their forest home, severing links.
Report: 100 amazon bird species are at greater risk of extinction due to deforestation by john r platt on deforestation in the amazon has put nearly 100 bird species at greater risk of extinction, the international union for conservation of nature announced (iucn) on thursday the news comes in. Extinction debt the brazilian amazonis home to about 40 percent of the planet's tropical forests and a staggering amount of biodiversity however, the amazon's plant and animal species are under threat by deforestation, mostly due to agriculture and cattle ranging [stunning photos of the amazon.
From maine to arizona, america's forest species are in a steady slide towards extinction scientists predict these programs are designed to encourage long- term conservation, including at-risk species management incentive programs can help alleviate the burden of timber harvest restrictions due to an at-risk species. Deforestation: clearing the path for wildlife extinction three decades of continued deforestation have resulted in the complete extinction of 10 mammal, 20 bird, and 8 amphibian species another 20 below is a list of just some of the creatures that may soon be extinct due to massive deforestation.
Deforestation comes in many forms, including fires, clear-cutting for agriculture, ranching and development, unsustainable logging for timber, and degradation due to climate change this impacts people's livelihoods and threatens a wide range of plant and animal species we're losing 187 million acres of forests annually,. Deforestation in developing nations is primarily due to a competitive global economy, where poorer countries sell their natural resources to pay their debts to animals may also encounter dangerous situations when they attempt to migrate between habitat fragments, such as increased human-wildlife. Forest clearing in brazil has already claimed casualties, but the animals lost to date in the rainforest region are just one-fifth of those that will slowly die out as the full impact of the loss of habitat takes its toll in parts of the eastern and southern amazon, 30 years of concerted deforestation have shrunk viable.
So far, there has been no large scale impact from deforestation on its population in fact, the danger level of the amazon is changed to near threatened after it was vulnerable in 1996 however, continued deforestation in bolivia will lead to a return, because its numbers are decreasing as there are more endangered species. Tortoiseshell jewelry is beautiful, but it's also a reason why marine turtles are coming under threat of extinction peculiar human tastes and preferences, human conflict, and human overpopulation have led to the decimation of too many animal species around the world species become endangered for two. If deforestation continues at current rate, 57% of the 15000 tree species will be in danger, including brazil nut, cacao and açai.