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July 13, 2006: Supermarkets and Service Stations Now Competing for Grain
Within the last year or so, Malaysia has approved 32 biodiesel refineries, but recently has suspended further licensing while it assesses the adequacy of palm oil ...
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OCA's Resource Center on Farm Issues
While billions of dollars in subsidies for corn, soy and palm oil-based agrofuels, like ethanol and biodiesel, certainly result in higher profits for corporate giants ... Amazon and Asia are being destroyed in order to make way for soy and palm oil plantations. Government support for agrofuels in the U.S., basically subsidies for genetically engineered corn ...
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RE: Palm plantation in Kalimantan
Indonesia has huge land areas of abandoned, unproductive palm oil plantations and degraded forest areas that would be suitable for oil palm ...
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Palm oil - rainforest in your shopping
Palm oil Palm oil - rainforest in your shopping Demand for palm oil, a vegetable oil present in 1 in 10 supermarket products, is the most significant cause of rainforest loss in Malaysia and Indonesia. Palm oil plantations destroy biodiversity and are associated with human rights violations and worker exploitation. Did you know? Palm oil is found in 1 ...
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Oil Palm Campaign
Australian Conservation Foundation, we are working to to address the impacts that palm oil plantations are having in the Asia Pacific region. ** The campaign is a consumer campaign which ... ecosystems on the planet, the palm oil industry is making a significant contribution to global warming (See Agence France-Presse article). The standard practice of palm oil plantations is to log the valuable ...
www.rainforestinfo.org.au


Rainforest Portal Rainforest Conservation Links: Destruction/Oil Palm
Added: Jun. 16, 2003 | Rate It Palm oil - rainforest in your shopping http://www.foe.co.uk/campaigns/biodiversity/case_studies/palmoil_index.html Friends of the Earth details how demand for palm oil ... show how demand for palm oil is on the rise and pristine rainforests are being clear-cut and burned to make way for palm oil plantations Added: May. 16, 2008 ...
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Friends of the Earth: Palm oil - rainforest in your shopping
Palm oil - rainforest in your shopping Demand for palm oil, a vegetable oil present in 1 in 10 supermarket products, is the most significant cause of rainforest loss in Malaysia and Indonesia. Palm oil plantations destroy biodiversity and are associated with human rights violations and worker exploitation. Did you know? Palm oil is found in 1 in ...
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'SUSTAINABLE PALM OIL' ADVERT FALSE, SAYS WATCHDOG - Friends of the Earth Scotland
Malaysia's palm oil plantations'' . [2] Research shows that 86 per cent of all deforestation in Malaysia between 1995 and2000 was attributed to palm oil development, threatening species such ... of the Earth showed that there are grave environmental and social problems on palm oil plantations. http://www.foeeurope.org/press/2007/July3_PDC_Wilmar_PalmOil.htm [3] Ineos at Grangemouth is ...
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palm oil | Greenpeace UK
Indonesia to grow new plantations. As Tracy mentioned last week, even though ... to make way for palm oil plantations, company executives told us that they wouldn't be forced into a quick decision on the matter. Read more ยป Tags: successes, unilever, palm oil, indonesia, forests, ...
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Climate Change Blog: Oil Palm Biofuel Campaign Yielding Results
Quoting the WSJ concerning Indonesia, "the arrival of new palm-oil plantations has meant jobs and opportunities for many Dayak families [of Kalimantan], and some have even ... . A... Posted by: Biofuels | May 15, 2008 11:04 AM In Ecuador most of our palm plantations grow on previously cleared agricultural land or logged secondary forests. For every tree that is ...
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