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Central African Republic

Central African Republic

Global palm oil consumption is increasing rapidly and if we don’t act now, the environmental and social destruction we witnessed in South-East Asia will soon occur in Central Africa.

Global palm oil consumption is increasing rapidly and if we don’t act now, the environmental and social destruction we witnessed in South-East Asia will soon occur in Central Africa.

Why destroy this beautiful landscape?

Why destroy this beautiful landscape?

http://www.rainforestfoundationuk.org/join-the-fight

http://www.rainforestfoundationuk.org/join-the-fight

The cultivation of palm oil at an industrial-scale has wreaked havoc with the rainforests and forest peoples of South-East Asia and is now threatening rainforests in the Congo Basin. In Malaysia and Indonesia, the (often illegal) expansion of oil palm between 1990 and 2005 resulted in the deforestation of 1.1m hectares and 1.7m hectares respectively.

The cultivation of palm oil at an industrial-scale has wreaked havoc with the rainforests and forest peoples of South-East Asia and is now threatening rainforests in the Congo Basin. In Malaysia and Indonesia, the (often illegal) expansion of oil palm between 1990 and 2005 resulted in the deforestation of 1.1m hectares and 1.7m hectares respectively.

Would you be happy if somebody set fire to your home? Slash & burn techniques are commonly used within the Congo rainforest to clear the land making way for corporate companies to build Palm Oil plantations

Would you be happy if somebody set fire to your home? Slash & burn techniques are commonly used within the Congo rainforest to clear the land making way for corporate companies to build Palm Oil plantations

Land for palm oil expansion in Asia diminishing.Demand growing,attention turns to Congo

Land for palm oil expansion in Asia diminishing.Demand growing,attention turns to Congo

Plans 4 largest oil palm plantation in Congo Basin unveiled.180k ha-Atama Plantations

Plans 4 largest oil palm plantation in Congo Basin unveiled.180k ha-Atama Plantations

Early warning signs of SE Asia palm oil devastation in Congo Basin http://www.rainforestfoundationuk.org/palmoilreport

Early warning signs of SE Asia palm oil devastation in Congo Basin http://www.rainforestfoundationuk.org/palmoilreport

Seeds of Destructions. Oil Palm replacing tropical rainforest in Sarawak, Malasya

Oil Palm replacing tropical rainforest in Sarawak, Malasya

Striking picture of 'deconstructed' Nutella: powdered milk, powdered hazelnuts and cocoa, sugar and.. 20% Palm oil

Striking picture of 'deconstructed' Nutella: powdered milk, powdered hazelnuts and cocoa, sugar and.