During the early 2000s, orangutan habitat has decreased rapidly due to logging and forest fires, as well as fragmentation by roads. A major factor in that period of time has been the conversion of vast areas of tropical forest to palm oil plantations in response to international demand. Palm oil is used for cooking, cosmetics, mechanics, and biodiesel. Hunting is also a major problem as is the illegal pet trade. Orangutans may be killed for the bushmeat trade, crop protection, or for use for traditional medicine. Orangutan bones are secretly traded in souvenir shops in several cities in Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Mother orangutans are killed so their infants can be sold as pets, and many of these infants die without the help of their mother.

A3 - technical pen / artliner (indian ink & chinese ink)

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Illustrator & Visual Artist | Based in Kepala Batas, Penang | Hope to increase public awareness in nature and wildlife conservation. | www.facebook.com/NasirArtwork

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