Dole Food Company has replaced rainforests in the Philippines with vast pineapple plantations. Widespread deforestation for plantations, such as this, has put innumerable Asian species on the edge of extinction. Pierre Fidenci, president of Endangered Species International, describes the situation in Asia as ‘The Asian Animal Crisis’ in a recent opinion piece. Photo by: Pierre Fidenci.
To read more about the plights facing Asian species: The Asian Animal Crisis.