Tag: RSPO fraud

orangutan conservation

Palm Oil Threatens Biodiversity, Climate Deforestation is directly responsible for about 20 percent of greenhouse gas emissions. In addition to the carbon released when forests are burned, deforestation impairs the planet’s capacity to absorb harmful CO2 from our air, which compounds the greenhouse effect, global warming and climate change. Because of deforestation, ecosystems in some regions […]

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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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