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How Big Banks Are Putting Rain Forests in Peril

How Big Banks Are Putting Rain Forests in Peril

Young orphaned orangutans on a climbing expedition with their keeper at International Animal Rescue’s orangutan school in West Kalimantan, Indonesia.
How Big Banks Are Putting Rain Forests in Peril

How Big Banks Are Putting Rain Forests in Peril

Young orphaned orangutans on a climbing expedition with their keeper at International Animal Rescue’s orangutan school in West Kalimantan, Indonesia.
This Kind of Fat Lowers Your Risk For Diabetes

This Kind of Fat Lowers Your Risk For Diabetes

Two new studies highlight the dangers of saturated fat
This Kind of Fat Lowers Your Risk For Diabetes

This Kind of Fat Lowers Your Risk For Diabetes

Two new studies highlight the dangers of saturated fat
Palm Oil Producers Look to Emerging Markets After E.U. Backlash

Palm Oil Producers Look to Emerging Markets After E.U. Backlash

Unusual barter deals are also surfacing, such as exchanging Sukhoi jets for the edible oil.
Britain and Europe must ban palm oil in biofuel to save forests, EU parliament told

Britain and Europe must ban palm oil in biofuel to save forests, EU parliament told

Forest peoples affected by plantations urge EU to enact ban despite diplomatic oppositionIf Britain and other European nations are to fulfil forest protection goals, they must ban the use of palm oil
‘SOS’: the rainforest distress call carved into Sumatra's oil palms | Kate Lamb

‘SOS’: the rainforest distress call carved into Sumatra's oil palms | Kate Lamb

With his chainsaw-wielding crew, artist Ernest Zacharevic has emblazoned a cry for help across an oil palm plantation, highlighting Indonesia’s deforestationDramatically carved into the landscape of a
Iceland to be first UK supermarket to cut palm oil from own-brand products

Iceland to be first UK supermarket to cut palm oil from own-brand products

Frozen food specialist will reformulate own-label range to be free of controversial ingredient which drives deforestation by the end of 2018 Iceland is to become the first major UK supermarket to
How palm oil ban has made the EU a dirty word in Malaysia

How palm oil ban has made the EU a dirty word in Malaysia

Angry farmers despair at what will happen to their livelihoods when the Brussels biofuels ban takes effect in 2020In the small farming settlement of Palong in rural Malaysia, the EU is a dirty word. A
Palm oil is wiping out orangutans – despite multinationals’ promises | Chris Packham

Palm oil is wiping out orangutans – despite multinationals’ promises | Chris Packham

Some of the world’s biggest companies are failing in their pledge to stop deforestation by 2020. Don’t let them forget itFew who watch the documentary Red Ape: Saving the Orangutan tonight on BBC2
Palm oil ‘disastrous’ for wildlife but here to stay, experts warn

Palm oil ‘disastrous’ for wildlife but here to stay, experts warn

The deforestation it causes is decimating species such as orangutans and tigers - but the alternatives could be worse, finds authoritative reportIt is consumed daily by billions of people but palm oil
Indonesia Dispatch: Their Land Defiled, Forest People Swap Flower Worship for Quran and Concrete

Indonesia Dispatch: Their Land Defiled, Forest People Swap Flower Worship for Quran and Concrete

Temenggung Tarip with his wife, Putri Tija Sanggul, with their grandchildren, outside their concrete house in Jambi Province, Indonesia.
Supermarket ad banned for being too 'political' becomes an online hit

Supermarket ad banned for being too 'political' becomes an online hit

In April, Iceland became the first major UK supermarket to ban palm oil from its own products, in light of the severe environmental damage caused by increased global demand for the substance. The
Banned Iceland Commercial Goes Viral After Millions Show Support Online

Banned Iceland Commercial Goes Viral After Millions Show Support Online

British supermarket chain Iceland recently had their Christmas commercial banned from airing on television after it had been deemed to breach political advertising rules. As part of a wider campaign

U.K. Ad Highlighting Plight of Orangutans Is Deemed Too ‘Political’ to Air

The animated commercial for the food retailer Iceland, featuring a baby orangutan, noted that the palm oil industry contributed to the destruction of rain forests and habitats.

U.K. Ad Highlighting Plight of Orangutans Is Deemed Too ‘Political’ to Air

The animated commercial for the food retailer Iceland, featuring a baby orangutan, noted that the palm oil industry contributed to the destruction of rain forests and habitats.
If consumers boycott palm oil products it could lead to more deforestation

If consumers boycott palm oil products it could lead to more deforestation

Palm oil can be found in food and cosmetics everywhere: in fact, half of the world’s population uses palm oil in food. But public awareness…
Feature: Palm Oil Was Supposed to Help Save the Planet. Instead It Unleashed a Catastrophe.

Feature: Palm Oil Was Supposed to Help Save the Planet. Instead It Unleashed a Catastrophe.

The remains of an Indonesian rain forest that was cleared to make way for oil palms.
A dark, handsome rival plans to muscle in on Nutella

A dark, handsome rival plans to muscle in on Nutella

It’s being called the jar wars. For decades, the Italian spread known as Nutella has sat placidly upon its throne—the undisputed queen of the chocolate…