Thursday, February 27, 2020

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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Bernie Sanders gains support in South Carolina as billionaire Tom Steyer draws votes from...

Billionaire Tom Steyer has poured money into outreach to African-American voters, who make up more than half of South Carolina’s Democratic electorate.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Bernie Sanders plunges to first place

So while there’s still some coverage that might be said to be stuck in the denial stage about Sanders for the most part corporate media have moved on to the next stage of grieving, which is anger.

Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere hit highest level in 3 million years

"The rate of rise in the last decade has been faster than previous decades."