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News Articles February 2015

February 5, 2015 |

Sumatran Rhino, mum and baby resting. The Sumatran Rhino should be the poster child for the top 10 species most under threat due to deforestation for palm oil plantations: 30 left in Borneo and an estimated 80 in the wild … Read More

News Articles January 2015

January 7, 2015 |

The gorgeous Phillipine Tarsier. Tarsiers are affected by deforestation. The Phillipines has some Palm Oil plantations and  plan to increase these. The rainforests and mangroves are home to 49 animal and 56 plant species threatened with extinction. Photograph: used with … Read More

News Items for December 2014

December 17, 2014 |

Pygmy Elephants Photo: By Cede Prudente, World Wildlife Fund, Malaysia. [CC BY 2.5 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5)], via Wikimedia Commons

 

 

20/12/2014 UK demand for sustainable palm oil rises – experts respond to Defra report:

http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2014/dec/19/sustainable-palm-oil-rises-experts-defra-report

18/12/2014 FDF guide aims to boost … Read More

News Articles November 2014

November 5, 2014 |

Malayan Sunbear, another casualty of Palm Oil plantations

Picture: Taken at the Oregon Zoo in Portland, OR.  Author: Zach Brockway    

 27/11/2014 Unilever: Follow up on Sustainable Palm oil Policy

Editor’s Note: This is good news for Europe, hope … Read More

News Articles October 2014

October 10, 2014 |

Sumatran Tiger – only 400 left in the wild due to Palm Oil plantations

picture: By Tony Hisgett from Birmingham, UK (Sumatran Tiger 5Uploaded by tm) [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

30/10/2014 Why British companies lag Americans in fighting deforestation: … Read More

News Articles September 2014

September 8, 2014 |

30/09/2014 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo upgrades app to help save wild orangutans http://www.fox21news.com/news/story.aspx?id=1103340#.VC93ZhZqPZg 30/09/2014 Malaysian palm oil company destroys Borneo forests, despite buyer’s zero deforestation commitment:

http://news.mongabay.com/2014/0930-wilmar-supplier-breach.html

19/09/2014 Tale of two commodities—rubber and palm oil:

http://www.dailymirror.lk/business/features/52459-tale-of-two-commoditiesrubber-and-palm-oil.html

18/09/2014 Finnwatch flags workers’ rights … Read More

News Articles August 2014

August 8, 2014 |

source picture: capl@washjeff.edu

Newsworthy articles collected by Palm Oil Action for the month of August 2014.

 

30/08/2014 Growing Pains: Why Companies Need to Learn to Eat Their Vegetables and Move Beyond GreenPalm Certificates: http://blog.ucsusa.org/growing-pains-why-companies-need-to-learn-to-eat-their-vegetables-and-move-beyond-greenpalm-certificates-638

30/08/2014 Green Palm Takes Off … Read More

News Articles, July 2014

July 18, 2014 |

News worthy articles collected by Palm Oil Action for the month of July 2014.

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12/07/2014 products on the basis of sustainable palm oil for the cosmetics industry

 

Influence of watershed-climate interactions on stream temperature, sediment yield, and … Read More

News Articles, February 2014

February 9, 2014 |

News worthy articles collected by Palm Oil Action for the month of February 2014. Highlights include protestors taking on Aldi, L’Oreal pledging for zero deforestation by 2020, but the PLN is looking to increase their palm oil production.

24/02/2014 UK … Read More

News Articles, January 2014

January 31, 2014 |

News worthy articles collected by Palm Oil Action for the month of January 2014. Highlights include the dangers of destroying the peatlands in favour of palm oil plantations, the road ahead for the RSPO, new sources of volunteers helping save … Read More