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Saving the home of the orangutan

4 August 2015 Last updated at 01:38 BST

Global demand for cheaper food has meant big business for palm oil producing nations like Malaysia.

But the large-scale plantations have devastated the rich wildlife in places like Borneo island in Sabah state.

Indra Sunjoto, a Sabah district forestry officer, tells the BBC about his work replanting the forest to preserve the habitat of the orangutan.

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