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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

The Facts

January 15, 2014 |
  • Indonesia has the second highest rate of deforestation in the world.
  • Over 300 football fields of rainforest are destroyed every hour in South East Asia.
  • Clearing forest for palm oil plantations is the leading cause of deforestation.
  • Over 50 … Read More

News Articles, December 2013

December 31, 2013 |

News worthy articles collected by Palm Oil Action for the month of December 2013. Highlights include more threats to Orangutans coming out of the woodworks, the fight to setup heritage sites along with saving the people affected by palm oil … Read More

How You Can Help

December 19, 2013 |
  1. Support our current campaign, so that we can pressure Aldi to implement a sustainable and equitable palm oil policy.
  2. Order protest postcards to pressure companies marke Certified Sustainable Palm Oil and label palm oil.
  3. Volunteer for our current campaign targeting Aldi.
  4. Become … Read More

News Articles, November 2013

November 30, 2013 |

News worthy articles collected by Palm Oil Action for the month of November 2013. Highlights include Greenpeace getting involved in RSPO talks,  more Indonesian protests, how palm oil is killing off flora and fauna, along with enslaving workers and how … Read More