The story implies that Malaysia is an environmental bad-guy, and that plantations are the culprit.
But here are the facts. The dramatic headline is not in any way justified when you examine the actual data from the research.
The study looks at deforestation in Borneo between 1973 and 2015.
In Malaysian Borneo in 1973, total forest area was 15.1 million ha – a full two-thirds of the land area. … Read More