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Greenpeace Photos Expose Palm Oil Giant's Deforestation in Indonesia

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A series of photos released this week by Greenpeace shows that an Indonesian palm oil company is continuing to clear orangutan habitat in Borneo despite a pledge to stop destroying the forest.

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Freya H (357)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 7:58 am
Yesterday I sent a message to Bank of America asking them to stop funding deforestation and habitat destruction. I doubt they'll listen, but at least I made the effort. Within another month or two, I probably will have moved my account to a credit union anyway.

Past Member (0)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 8:09 am
That ghastly sight fills my eyes with tears.

Sue H (7)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 9:46 am

Edo R (71)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 2:07 pm
Thanks for sharing!

Hilary S (65)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 4:39 pm
and yet their airline has banned sharkfin delicacies - now there's a tiny nod to decency.

S J (130)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 5:15 pm
Sorry to see what happened. Thanks

Ondine J (134)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 6:49 pm
Noted , feeling so very sad,Thanks Cal

SusanAWAY A (219)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 8:27 pm
Flagged Elizabeth L. for spamming.

The pictures were so very sad :(

Shirley S (187)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 10:08 pm
Personally I would never TRUST Indonesia's WORD on anything. So I am not surprised by their continuing habitat DESTRUCTION.

Maureen C (4)
Saturday November 23, 2013, 11:40 pm
I read labels on food assiduously, and boycott anything containing palm oil because of the environmental destruction caused by its production, and I email or Facebook message any company using it to tell them that.

But, Indonesia needs to see some way that their environment and rare, unique wildlife are worth more than the revenue generated by things like palm oil plantations -- ecotourism, maybe?

Past Member (0)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 1:01 am
Sadly noted.

Dmitry N (222)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 1:07 am
Thanks Cal!

Franshisca D (89)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 3:15 am
Sadly noted. TY sharing Cal

TOM T (246)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 5:58 am
Morally reprehensible, despicable
When will this MADNESS END !?

Rehana V (0)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 6:27 am

. (0)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 7:00 am
Horrible! Thanks for sharing, Cal.

Ben O (153)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 7:05 am
That freaking palm oil is a bloody nightmare! And, whatever You do, do NOT trust the corrupted Indonesian government. They are nothing but a bunch of absolutely worthless, greedy bastards!!!

Ben O (153)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 7:07 am
One more thing; -If a THOUSAND petitions would make any difference whatsoever in any way...???

Rhonda B (99)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 7:59 am
Thank You CAL!

. (0)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 8:14 am
Noted & posted

Frances D (133)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 8:28 am

Gabriela B (104)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 9:26 am
Noted .. thank you, Cal.

Victoria O (124)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 9:29 am
Sadly noted. Well done Greenpeace.. Spammer flagged.

Jill V (416)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 11:21 am
Thanks Cal, thanks everyone, spammer flagged....

Theodore S (56)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 11:37 am

Marija M (29)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 12:36 pm
Sadly noted, tks for sharing, Cal

Jane H (139)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 12:57 pm
it is a true heart breaker....sad sad sad

Michela M (3964)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 1:46 pm

Thanks!!! Posted in:  ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest
in:  How Palm Oil threatens Orangutans: News, Pics, Videos
Please Join & Invite friends to Join
ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest
together with Sumatran Tigers (Java & Bali Tigers already EXTINCT), Elephants, Rhinos, Clouded Leopards, Sun Bears, Wildlife, Biodiversity they face Extinction!! Only 300 Sumatran Tigers left on Earth!!! 300 Football Fields of Rainforests are CLEARED every hour in SE Asia to produce Palm Oil: a hidden, not labelled, unhealthy ingredient in the products we buy. We MUST do WHATEVER is possible to SAVE them all!!
AGAINST: Corporate Control, Deforestation, Illegal Logging, Global Warming, Pollution, CO2Emissions, Indigenous Peoples Displacement, Pet Trade, Bushmeat Trade, GMO Food, Vivisection, Bee-killing Pesticides… Also other Primates, as Chimpanzees, Gorillas, Gibbons, & Monkeys for Vivisection are dealt in this Group. Petitions/Info/Videos/Pics are here.
Please!! Join, Sign, Invite friends to Join!! Individually: we are one DROP, all together: we are an OCEAN!! ALL together we can make a difference!! Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world -Margaret Mead  Thanks!! Michela

Muriel S (53)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 3:04 pm
Thank you, Cal. People are getting slowly conscious of the disaster the use of palm oïl creates but I'm afraid this is too slow: Indeed, there are those who have too much work to pay attention to that and won't read the labels on the products they buy, and those who simply don't know anything about the slaughter of orangutans and the destruction of their forest and, at last, those who simply don't care. There should be people in Indonesia whose job would be to protect absolutely and honestly the remaining rainforest.

Janice B (20)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 3:23 pm
Noted and shared. And now palm oil is in practically everything prepared. It's so sad. Corporations and the uber wealthy don't care what they destroy as long as they're raking in the bucks.

Benoit W (12)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 4:07 pm

Christine S (134)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 5:10 pm
Stop buying products that contain palm oil! Nutella, International Delight coffee creamer, "natural no-stir" peanut butter, instant ramen noodles, many brands of margarine and microwave popcorn, "yogurt" covered snacks, are the worst palm oil offenders in my book.

Ruth R (246)
Sunday November 24, 2013, 9:05 pm
I hope that we and they and can stop the destruction of the rainforest.
Where are the petitions?

Sandra ; (59)
Monday November 25, 2013, 12:04 am
noted and shared,ty

Dmitry N (222)
Monday November 25, 2013, 1:01 am
Thanks Cal!

ERIKA S (87)
Monday November 25, 2013, 5:04 am

Natalie Away J (125)
Saturday January 18, 2014, 9:02 am
Noted,thanks Cal and Michela. The deforestation is too horrific. Boycott all palm oil products for sure. Indonesia needs to pay for the devastation it has caused, they are too evil and greedy.
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