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Ben Fogle accused over Sarawak environmental propaganda

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A British television presenter has been accused of fronting an environmental propaganda campaign that seeks to mask the destruction of Sarawak’s rainforests to make way for industrial logging and palm oil plantations. 

Ben Fogle meets an orangutan in Sarawak in a photo circulated among "mummy bloggers" in Britain (photo by Sharon L Sagan, courtesy of familyaffairsandothermatters.com)

Ben Fogle, known to millions of BBC viewers as a presenter of travel documentaries including The World's Most Dangerous Roads, Swimming With Crocodiles and Lonely Planet's Year of Adventures, made a series of films for the Sarawak Tourism Board under the title Ben Fogle’s Sarawak Adventures.

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