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Malaysia Clearcutting Forest Reserves for Timber and Palm Oil
Environment  (tags: corruption, business, corporate, palm oil, exploitative labor practices, Cargill, consumers, politics, news, labor, world, money, economy, abuse )

Cal
- 329 days ago - news.mongabay.com
In July Bikam Permanent Forest Reserve in Malaysia's Perak state was degazetted, allowing the forest to be clearcut for an oil palm plantation.
Our Cheap Snack Food Habits Are Killing the Orangutans -- Time to Stop
Environment  (tags: corruption, business, corporate, palm oil, exploitative labor practices, Cargill, consumers, politics, news, labor, world, money, economy, abuse, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 338 days ago - alternet.org
Huge corporate palm oil plantations are the cause of so many ills -- and it's something we can fix.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Create a Policy to Stop the Use of Destructive Palm Oil Products By New York State
Environment  (tags: corruption, business, corporate, palm oil, exploitative labor practices, Cargill, consumers, politics, news, labor, world, money, economy, abuse, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 338 days ago - change.org
It is time that New York state, which banned the sales of shark fins, to protect the ocean's biodiversity, speak up for the forests biodiversity and commit to using only sustainably produced palm oil!
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the United States to Use Only Sustainable Palm Oil
Environment  (tags: corruption, business, corporate, palm oil, exploitative labor practices, Cargill, consumers, politics, news, labor, world, money, economy, abuse, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 360 days ago - forcechange.com
The palm oil industry has been wreaking environmental damage for years. Several nations have already committed to using only sustainable palm oil, but the United States has yet to take such an environmental initiative.
Endangered Chimps and Forest Elephants Found in Rainforest to Be Logged for Palm Oil
Environment  (tags: corruption, business, corporate, palm oil, exploitative labor practices, Cargill, consumers, politics, news, labor, world, money, rainforest economy, abuse, environment, destruction, animals, wildlife, protection, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 376 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A biological survey of forests slated for destruction for a palm oil project in Cameroon has uncovered 23 species of large mammals, including the world's most endangered chimpanzee
NEW YORK: Fracking Patience Wears Thin
Environment  (tags: women's rights, freedoms, labor, equal pay for equal work, society, politics, culture, americans, government, rights, women, protection against abuse, equal rights, news )

Cal
- 442 days ago - democratandchronicle.com
Nearly five years after New York first looked at large-scale hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, both sides of the highly contentious shale-gas-drilling debate have finally reached common ground -- not on policy, but on a perceived lack of transparency.
POLLUTION AND HUMAN HEALTH: Toxins Rob More Than a Decade of Life From Millions
Environment  (tags: health, protection, pollution, environment, exploitation, labor, business, destruction, world, protection, humans, healthconditions, energy, habitatdestruction, habitat, government )

Cal
- 1011 days ago - ipsnews.net
Toxic pollution affects the health of more than 100 million people, shortening their productive life spans by an astonishing 12.7 years on average.
H-2A Farm Worker Program Revisions
Environment  (tags: agriculture, environment, farmers, labor, government, USDA, Farm Worker Program )


- 2387 days ago - usda.gov
Statement by USDA Deputy Secretary Chuck Conner Regarding H-2A Farm Worker Program Revisions February 6, 2008 "The changes we are proposing today will go a long way towards ensuring that America's farmers will have a stable, legal workf
   

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