Going palm oil free
Is it possible to completely avoid palm oil?

Posts Tagged ‘Sumatra

Palm Oil Sonnet

August 1, 2009

More campaigns, lists, information and questions to follow very soon. But here is a change of pace, I hope it appeals.   Our relatives, orangutans, great apes In Borneo and Sumatra alone Are losing homes – there now is no escape From rainforest destruction, they’ve no home. Where plantations of palm oil now appear The […]

So what’s so bad about palm oil?

June 23, 2009

I haven’t fully explained why I’m against the use of (in particular) palm oil. In simple terms – the earth needs rainforests, humans need rainforests and orangutans are one of the many non-human species that need rainforests. Palm oil is produced on cleared rainforest land. Increased non-sustainable production leads to decreased orangutan habitat. And more specifically it often leads […]