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In Sumatra, An Oasis in a Sea of Oil Palm
Environment  (tags: palm oil, Sumatra, deforestation, deforestation destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 25 days ago - news.mongabay.com
It is estimated that Sumatra has lost 85 percent of its forests in the past half century, primarily due to widespread conversion for oil palm and pulp plantations. The island's diminishing forests are the only place where orangutans and tigers still live
This Palm Oil Company Just Bulldozed a Rainforest
Environment  (tags: deforestation, palm oil, corporate greed, destruciton, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, wildlife, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 42 days ago - grist.org
Astra has cut down 14,000 hectares of forests since 2007 to make way for palm oil plantations. In addition, the report found that Astra is responsible for clearing 27,000 hectares of ultra carbon-rich peatland since 2009
Don't Let Your Shampoo and French Fries Destroy Tropical Forests and Displace Orangutans
Environment  (tags: palm oil, deforestation, climate change, petitions, rainforests )

Freya
- 82 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Global fast-food and packaged-goods companies use palm oil to make everything from french fries to cosmetics to shampoo. But palm oil is a major driver of deforestation and global warming.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don'TLet Your Shampoo and French Fries Destroy Tropical Forests and Displace Orangutans
Environment  (tags: consumergoods, palm oil, deforestation, endangered, wildlife, world, animals, environment, ecosystems, destruction, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, humans )

Cal
- 84 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Global fast-food and packaged-goods companies use palm oil to make everything from french fries to cosmetics to shampoo. But palm oil is a major driver of deforestation and global warming.
Cambodia: Local People Risk Everything to Defend National Park Sold Off to Highest Bidders
Environment  (tags: indigneous rightsk, greed, corporate greed, palm oil, overdevelopment, destruction, environment, ecosystems, world, protection, nature, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, government )

Cal
- 88 days ago - theecologist.org
Botum Sakor National Park is being sold off piecemeal to developers for logging, plantations, casinos and hotels. Now local communities are defending themselves and their land.
TAKE ACTION NOW! PEPSICO: Adopt Responsible Palm Oil Policies For All of Your Brands!
Environment  (tags: corporate, business, ethics, environment, sorucing, palm oil, environment, destruction, protection, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 90 days ago - action.sumofus.org
some Quaker products contain palm oil, and the company's safeguards are simply not good enough to ensure that the palm oil it buys isn't contributing to deforestation and human rights abuses.
Tell the Fast Food Industry to Use Deforestation-Free Palm Oil PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, palm oil, destruction )

AnnaGone
- 107 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Tell the largest global fast food chainsâEUR"including McDonald's, Burger King, Yum! Brands, Wendy's, Subway, CKE Restaurants (Hardee's, Carl's Jr., Red Burrito, and Green Burrito), Starbucks, Dairy Queen, and Domino's
As Palm Oil Farms Expand, It's A Race To Save Indonesia's Orangutans
Environment  (tags: animals, wildlife, deforestation, orangutans, endangered, palm oil, Endangered Species, protection, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, world )

Cal
- 113 days ago - npr.org
Environmental groups' publicity about the plight of orangutans has helped to increase public pressure on the palm oil industry to stop destroying forests. But the primates are already endangered, with fewer than 7,000 believed to be surviving in the Sumat
Love At First Bite - The Ad Doritos Don't Want You to See
Environment  (tags: palm oil, corruption, business, deforestation, dishonesty, Pepsi, corporate, environment, politics, ethics, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 170 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Each year, PepsiCo buys 427,500 tonnes of palm oil. Given how high profile the Doritos Super Bowl campaign is, we're using this opportunity to let consumers around the world know about PepsiCo's irresponsible palm oil sourcing policy. there's never been a
Palm Oil Threatens Community Forest in Central Kalimantan
Environment  (tags: palm oil, deforestation, indigenous rights, world, ecosystems, environment, conservation, government, habitat, GoodNews, green, healthconditions, politics )

Cal
- 176 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Data from the forest monitoring site shows the region lost approximately 125,000 hectares--16 percent--of its tree cover from 2001 through 2012.
Tell KFC to Adopt a Deforestation-Free Policy Now.
Environment  (tags: palm oil, rainforest destruction, orangutans, tigers, death, endangered, forests, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, trees, wildlife )

Sara
- 180 days ago - action.sumofus.org
It could very well be responsible for the clearing of pristine rainforest, for the deaths of thousands of orangutans and tigers, for child labour on palm plantations, and rocketing carbon emissions from deforestation.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell KFC to Adopt a Deforestation-Free Policy Now
Environment  (tags: PALM OIL, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, animalcruelty, animalrights, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat, corporate, ethics )

Cal
- 181 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Tell KFC & Yum! Brand's to do the right thing, and adopt a comprehensive deforestation-free palm oil policy.
Connecting the Dots: From Christmas Cookies to Climate Change
Environment  (tags: acitivsm, Harrison Ford, palm oil, green, destruction, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, protection )

Cal
- 187 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Harrison Ford checking out everyday products to see which ones contain palm oil. Not exactly the high-octane activity we associate with an adventurer like Ford...so what gives?
PepsiCo: Trashing Rainforests for 450,000 Tons of Palm Oil a Year
Environment  (tags: palm oil, palm oil industry, rainforest destruction, pepsico, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, politics, protection, trees, wildlife, world )

Sara
- 204 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
U.S. food and beverage giant PepsiCo consumes huge amounts of palm oil produced on rainforest land for its snack foods.Join us in calling on CEO Indra Nooyi to eliminate palm oil from PepsiCo's supply chain.
Endangered Species Pay the Price of Palm Oil's Expansion
Environment  (tags: palm oil, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, animals, endangered, wildlife, world, protection, healthconditions, nature )

Cal
- 214 days ago - greenpeaceblogs.org
The damage caused by forest conversion to facilitate projects such as oil palm cultivation or rubber plantations often destroys vital habitat including key corridors that animals use.
 

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