Saturday, December 4, 2021

Tag: palm oil

Palm oil in snack foods could be destroying the world’s ‘orangutan...

Food manufacturers may be causing the destruction of a nationally protected wildlife reserve in Indonesia.

Indonesia forces supermarkets to remove ‘palm oil-free’ products

Indonesia is the world’s top palm oil producer and this product is their biggest export. The Indonesian government has just placed a...

Orangutan habitats being cleared in areas near palm oil mills, report...

A new study identifies the palm oil mills in Indonesia with the most clearance of orangutan habitat happening around them.The top 10...

On a Philippine island, indigenous groups take the fight to big...

After years of struggling against the odds for the rights to their land, the indigenous peoples of Palawan appear to be making progress.

Nigeria plans 8-fold increase in palm oil production

Nigeria plans to invest 180 billion naira ($500 million) to increase its palm oil production from around 600,000 tons a year to...

Norway becomes the first country in the world to ban palm...

Environmentalists are hailing the decision as an important victory that will set an example for other countries.

7 ways you contribute to rainforest destruction on a daily basis

The seemingly inescapable ingredient is responsible for deforestation and wildlife endangerment.

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“Only the people can save the people!” Xiomora Castro’s presidential win in Honduras

“I believe firmly that the democratic socialism I propose is the solution to pull Honduras out of the abyss we have been buried in by neo-liberalism, a narco-dictator and corruption.”

Countdown to World War III?

It may arrive sooner than you think...

200+ groups to Democrats in Congress: No holiday recess until you pass voting rights

“Our democracy is under attack across the country, and Senate Democrats must do whatever it takes—right now—to get these critical voting rights bills signed into law.”

New report: Cost of renewable energies may be less than previously thought

A new report found that predicted costs for renewables have likely been overestimated "falling short of early pricing model predictions again and again."

If Roe v. Wade goes away, so will easy re-elections for right-wing Republicans and...

Future campaigns will be about women’s rights, not saving or overturning a court ruling.