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Threats and danger lurk hearth of Borneo (HoB) in future years if deforestation and climate change continue to occur. This is revealed in the latest WWF report entitled Assessing the Impact of Climate Change in Borneo (Assessing Climate Change Impacts on Borneo), which was released on Friday (06.15.12).
In this report, the WWF project, if the value of natural capital (natural capital) due to deforestation in Borneo continued to be at the same point, the HoB will experience the impact of climate change at the risk of forest fires, floods, deterioration of human health, agricultural changes and damage to infrastructure .
Predicted sea level rise could cause widespread damage to residential centers. This situation will result in considerable economic damage. Also occur, the increase in the financing component of local government, communities and businesses.
With increase in temperature to two degrees, special Borneo biodiversity of marine species, reptiles and amphibians will be very disturbed. In fact, potentially destroyed in 2050 when the temperature rises more heat.
Adam Tomasek of the Heart of Borneo Initiative program, said the report followed a report titled WWF-ADB Ecological Footprint and Investment in Natural Capital in Asia and the Pacific (Ecological Footprint and Natural Capital Investment in Asia and the Pacific) which was released on June 5, 2012 last. This report is reminiscent of the loss of natural capital in the Asia-Pacific and the pressure of ecosystem services