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  • 50% of the world's habitable land has been converted for farming (Farming: Habitat Conversion, 2017)
  • Indonesia rain forests have been cleared for the construction of palm oil plantations
  • This threatens the habitats of endangered species such as the Asian elephant

Publication Date

2-2018

Keywords

UN Sustainable Development Goals, ecosystem disruption, environmental impact, species extinction, agriculture

Disciplines

Biology | Other Ecology and Evolutionary Biology | Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology

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UN Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable Development Goal 15 - Life on Land: Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

Agricultural Practices Destroying the Environment

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