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No Forests, No Cash': Palm Oil Giants Commit to Sustainability, But Will They Follow Through?
Environment  (tags: palm oil, Indonesia, sustainability, deforestation, deforestation destruction, world, pollution, radia-active, protection, ecosystems, destruction, environment, conservation )

Cal
- 2 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Although it is important for Indonesia's economy, the country's palm oil sector has also contributed to Indonesia's status as the world's biggest deforester in terms of annual rate.
Indonesian Govt Won't Allow Palm Oil Companies to Protect Forests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, palm oil, destruction, ecosystems, environment, animals, wildlife, world, protection, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, government )

Cal
- 3 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A law passed by the Indonesian government last month makes it even more difficult for palm oil companies to conserve tracts of wildlife-rich and carbon-dense forests within their concessions
Tell McDonald's to Only Buy Palm Oil From Responsible Suppliers
Environment  (tags: sumatran tigers, palm oil, deforestation, palm oil industry, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

Sara
- 5 days ago - action.sumofus.org
There are fewer than 400 Sumatran tigers left in the wild, and 1,500 Borneo pygmy elephants, because their rainforest homes are being destroyed to make room for massive palm oil plantations in Southeast Asia.
India Plans Huge Palm Oil Expansion, Puts Forests at Risk
Environment  (tags: palm oil, deforestation, Indi, pollution, protection, water, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, nature )

Cal
- 9 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Mindless expansion of oil palm plantations in northeastern India may be grave news for this biodiversity hotspot's wildlife. Permanent loss of forests to monocultures of oil palm and a lack of adequate planning are already resulting in increased rat
Croppers Pose New Threat to Amazon Rainforest
Environment  (tags: AMazon, deforestation, palm oil, politics, protection, forests, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, world, trees, wildlife )

Cal
- 13 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
Analysts in the US say parts of the Brazilian Amazon may face new deforestation as ranchers move from raising beef cattle to cultivating crops such as palm oil.
Malaysian Palm Oil Company Destroys Borneo Forests, Despite Buyer's Zero Deforestation Commitment
Environment  (tags: deforestation, palm oil, corporate greed, habitatdestruction, environment, ecosystems, destruction, habitat, wildlife, world, forests )

Cal
- 23 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Malaysian palm oil company Genting Plantations is continuing to destroy forests despite a high-profile pledge by one of its customers to eliminate deforestation from its supply chain,
Elephants Pay the Price for Palm Oil in Malaysian Borneo, Impact May Reach Far Beyond Reported Kills
Environment  (tags: palm oil, killing, elephants, world, wildlife, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection, politics )

Cal
- 43 days ago - news.mongabay.com
In Malaysian Borneo, no one can be sure how many elephants have lost their lives in recent years as palm plantations encroach further and further into the rainforest.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Zoos From Selling Environmentally Destructive Ice Cream - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: palm oil, zoos, ecosystems, destruction, french, sellling environmentallyclean ice cream, nature, protection )

Cal
- 46 days ago - forcechange.com
Adelaide Zoo and Monarto Zoo had previously decided to sell only one brand of ice cream, which contains palm oil. After firm backlash from the public, they decided to also sell ice cream from a brand that does not use palm oil.
Tell McDonald's to Go Deforestation-Free - Via Union of Concerned Scientists
Environment  (tags: Environment, Palm Oil, Deforestation, Rainforests, Trees, Habitat destruction, CO2 emissions, Endangered Species, Sutainability, Big Business, Ethics, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 61 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Tell McDonald's, the largest fast food company in the world, to use Deforestation-Free, sustainable palm oil for the sake of our atmosphere, tropical forests and endangered species, instead of plantations destroying forest and habitat releasing carbon.
Aceh's Largest Peat Swamp at Risk From Palm Oil
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, palm oil, deforestation, nature, humans, animals )

Cal
- 74 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Oil palm plantations and other developments are threatening Rawa Singkil Wildlife Preserve--Aceh's largest peat swamp, and home to the densest population of Sumatran orangutan in the Leuser Ecosystem
Tin Mining, Palm Oil Plantations Wreaking Havoc on Small Indonesian Island
Environment  (tags: deforestation, mining interests, palm oil, biodiversity, habitatdestruction, habitat, animals, destruction, ecosystems, environment, protection, nature, humans, government, world, wildlife, politics, oceans )

Cal
- 80 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Belitung Island has lost 10 percent of its remaining forests in 13 years, few protections in place despite biological importance
Liberia - Communities Join to Fight to Palm Oil Land Grab
Environment  (tags: palm oil, Liberia, deforeation, people power, indigenous rights, environment, ecosystems, environment, destruction, healthconditions, world, pollution, habitatdestruction, habitat, energy, conservation, politics, protection )

Cal
- 95 days ago - theecologist.org
Liberia's Jogbahn Clan is at the forefront of efforts to resist the grab of Indigenous Peoples' land and forests for palm oil plantations.
Stop An Abusive Palm Oil Company From Grabbing Liberian Land ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, protection, palm oil )

Cher
- 118 days ago - action.foe.org
The company will not stop unless an international outcry forces them to. Tell this abusive palm oil company to respect the rights and demands of Liberia's indigenous land holders and bring an immediate halt to the land grab.
Deforestation Donuts-- Your Favorite Donut Chains Are Destroying Rainforests and the Creatures Who Live There
Environment  (tags: deforestation, doughnut chains, palm oil, palm oil production, corporate indiffrence, greed, world, wildlife, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, animals )

Cal
- 137 days ago - d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net
Major companies like Krispy Kreme, Tm Horton's, Dunkin Donuts fry their doughnuts in palm oil, a commodity obtained by cutttng down rainforests. That deforestation is destroying the habitats of orangutans, tigers and other threatened species.
 

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