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Check the label for these other names for palm oil

Check the label for these other names for palm oil. Also, just another reason to eat a plant based diet and avoid processed food.

Follow link to sign petition to help ban Atrazine. It is one of the world's most common pesticides: over 80 million pounds of it were used on American crops last year, and it has been in use for 50 years. This harmful pesticide is an endocrine disruptor that can turn male frogs into females at concentrations as low as 2.5 parts per billion. Atrazine causes cancer in laboratory mammals. Atrazine is one of the most commonly detected pesticides in rainwater, groundwater and tapwater in the USA.

Atrazine is a harmful endocrine disruptor that causes reproductive defects in frogs and fish.

Did you know that orangutan populations have decreased by about 50% in the past decade? The Sumatran tiger, rhino, and elephant are also in extreme danger. We can be part of the solution!

Did you know that orangutan populations have decreased by about in the past decade? The Sumatran tiger, rhino, and elephant are also in extreme danger. We can be part of the solution!

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Appeal rejected in landmark case against palm oil company in Indonesia

Forest fires and land clearing by palm oil firms could kill off within weeks about 200 orangutans in a forest in western Indonesia, an environmental group said on Wednesday.

Orangutan orphan left to die 'graduates from baby class'

Orangutan orphan left to die 'graduates from baby class'

Didik, who recovered from surgery from a bullet wound in September, was admitted to the orangutan rehabilitation centre in Ketapang, Indonesia, with around 50 other baby primates.

Singaporean company is bulldozing more forests for palm oil plantations...killing orangutans and destroying the ecosystem

Singaporean company is bulldozing more forests for palm oil plantations.killing orangutans and destroying the ecosystem

Right now, bulldozers are destroying the heart of the rainforests and peatlands of the Leuser Ecosystem for Conflict Palm Oil.

At million acres, the Leuser Ecosystem is a world unto itself—a rich and verdant expanse of intact tropical lowland rainforests, cloud draped mountains and steamy peatlands. But the Leuser exists at a tenuous crossroads and iscurrently under threat.

We don't need Palm Oil in our lives but the animals need their home. We do not use Palm Oil in any of our products, keep it natural, keep it clean, live with the environment not against it.

We dont need Palm Oil in our lives but the animals need their home. We do not use Palm Oil in any of our products, keep it natural, keep it clean, live with the environment not against it.

Some of the world’s biggest palm oil companies have suspended their forest destruction. Is this a ceasefire or the end of their war on forests?

Some of the world’s biggest palm oil companies have suspended their forest destruction. Is this a ceasefire or the end of their war on forests? Palm oil companies say they'll put forest destruction on hold.

How Palm Oil in Everything From Food to Fuel Is Killing Orangutans and Exacerbating Climate Change | Alternet #BeTheChange #Boycot

The Fast Food Industry's Use of Palm Oil Is Destroying Rain Forests, Killing Orangutans, and Exacerbating Climate Change

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Pictured: Pregnant orangutan clinging to the last remaining forest tree after bulldozers clear jungle to make way for oil plantation

Michelle Desilets, Executive Director of Orangutan Land Trust, discusses the pressures that deforestation for palm oil, creates on the survival of orangutans. She also covers: Is there such a thing as sustainable palm oil in the context of the challenges of the RSPO process? Is boycott of palm oil necessarily a solution or are there other more effective ways, such as engagement with industry and government through petitions and emails? These have been critical in the case of Greenpeace's…

Michelle Desilets, Executive Director of Orangutan Land Trust, discusses the pressures that deforestation for palm oil, creates on the survival of orangutans.

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