Tag: palm oil and deforestation

orangutan conservation

Sustainable Palm Oil A Label Bought Not Earned The sustainable palm oil industry is destroying biodiversity at the speed of light. In a rush to greenwash the industry, biodiversity is being crushed and pushed toward extinction. The culprits then offset the death and destruction with a token¬†green project somewhere else around the world. Companies like […]

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global warming and climate change

Palm Oil Destroying Biodiversity Palm oil plantations¬†could be accelerating the effects of climate change, new research shows, adding further credibility to claims the crop is not environmentally sustainable and eliminates biodiversity, which is pushing many species toward extinction. An international team of scientists examined how the deforestation of peat swamps in Malaysia to make way […]

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Sumatra Indonesia

Editor’s Note: Unfortunately, most of the talk about sustainability in the palm oil industry is just smoke and mirrors. This is an immediate battle for the survival of critical species in our fragile web of life. To be more precise, this is about the survival of the Sumatran tiger and the orangutans of Sumatra and […]

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