Palm Oil Plantations vs. Biodiversity

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Palm Oil Plantations Do Not Tolerate Wildlife By Melati Kaye, Scientific American and Mongabay I have been hiking through an oil palm plantation in Borneo for hours but have yet to see a single oil palm. Instead, mahogany and other native tree species tower overhead. Mushrooms, flowers and huge pitcher plants line my trail, uniquely

Palm Oil Industry Killing Ecosystems

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Editor’s Note: Don’t be fooled by industry greenwashing about so-called sustainable palm oil. In mass quantities, it doesn’t exist. Ask the pushers if their plantations allow wild animals to enter or cross as a corridor. Ask if the plantation sits on former habitat for elephants, orangutans and tigers. Ask them what exactly “sustainability” means if