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Elephants Poisoned For Encroaching On Palm Oil Plantation

Palm Oil Plantations Destroying Biodiversity Two critically endangered Sumatran elephants were found dead in an Indonesian national park and it is believed they were poisoned by workers for a palm oil corporation operating in the area, according to the World … Continue reading

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Palm Oil Promoting Wildlife Extinction

Palm Oil Destroying Biodiversity Palm oil plantations supplies to vegetable oil and biofuels 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 … Continue reading

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