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Palm Oil Action Australia | September 20, 2017

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Palm oil: What are the issues?

August 9, 2017 |

bbc.co.uk Palm oil: What are the issues? 9-12 minutes Oil palms Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Palm oil comes from oil palm trees like the ones seen in this picture

The Bank of England has announced it is … Read More

European Parliament votes in favour of strict new palm oil measures

August 9, 2017 |

foodnavigator.com European Parliament votes in favour of strict new palm oil measures FoodNavigator.com 6-7 minutes

This morning 640 MEPs voted in favour of the proposals aimed at substantially changing regulations for the world’s second biggest consumer of palm oil, the … Read More

March 2017 News Update

August 6, 2017 |

Baby Sun Bear – a species threatened by both palm oil and bear bile farming, has a second lease on life at a rehabiliation centre.

Photo by Rhett A. Butler, Monga Bay  https://travel.mongabay.com/malaysia/images/sabah_4062.html

 

31/03/2017 Bank of England considers using … Read More

Bank of England considers using palm oil for new £20 notes after animal fat fivers row

August 6, 2017 |

news.sky.com Bank of England considers using palm oil for new £20 notes after animal fat fivers row By James Sillars, Business Reporter 3-4 minutes

The Bank of England is consulting on the additives used to produce its polymer banknotes after … Read More

Almost 1M hectares ‘missing’ from land holdings of major palm oil companies

August 6, 2017 |

news.mongabay.com Almost 1M hectares ‘missing’ from land holdings of major palm oil companies Morgan Erickson-Davis 12-15 minutes

Palm oil is a major driver of tropical deforestation. The report was produced by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), which looked … Read More

Special Report: Sustainable Palm Oil

August 6, 2017 |

foodingredientsfirst.com Special Report: Sustainable Palm Oil 15-19 minutes 636396e2-1209-4ec8-88f2-08825a61d045articleimage.jpg

27 Mar 2017 — The debate surrounding the sustainability of the palm oil industry is driving forward change – and that can only be a positive thing, according to the industry … Read More

Nestlé “very concerned” over deforestation links to Wilmar palm oil

August 6, 2017 |

foodnavigator.com Nestlé “very concerned” over deforestation links to Wilmar palm oil FoodNavigator.com 4-5 minutes

3 commentsBy Louis Gore-LangtonLouis Gore-Langton , 27-Mar-20172017-03-27T00:00:00Z Last updated on 27-Mar-2017 at 15:05 GMT2017-03-27T15:05:25Z

Nestlé says it is “very concerned” by allegations that its palm oil … Read More

ZSL Reports on the Hidden Hectares of Palm Oil Production

August 4, 2017 |

foodingredientsfirst.com ZSL Reports on the Hidden Hectares of Palm Oil Production 6-7 minutes 1e8a66ca-1191-447a-b709-920a3b0ee0aaarticleimage.jpg

22 Mar 2017 — According to the latest analysis from the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) there are large masses on land used in connection with … Read More

What is sustainable palm oil?

August 4, 2017 |

eco-business.com What is sustainable palm oil? | News | Eco-Business Eco-Business 12-15 minutes

It is almost impossible for most consumers to go a day without using or eating something that contains palm oil, one of the world’s most controversial ingredients.

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A makeover for the world’s most hated crop : Nature News & Comment

August 4, 2017 |

nature.com A makeover for the world’s most hated crop : Nature News & Comment Wudan Yan1 13-17 minutes

Taylor Weidman

Oil-palm fruit ready for processing in Myanmar.

Nathan Lakey practically has to shout to be heard over the whirring machinery … Read More