Palm Oil - The Orangutan Project
In the last 20 years, over 3.5 million hectares of Indonesian and Malaysian forest have been destroyed to make way for palm oil. Almost 80% of orangutan habitat has disappeared in the last 20 years. We are losing over 6,000 orangutans a year. There are now only 400 Sumatran tigers left in the world. We must stop this devastation in its tracks.
Palm oil producers are wiping out orangutans – despite
May 10, 2018 · Palm oil producers are wiping out orangutans – despite multinationals’ promises ... Just over a week ... And it’s not just orangutans that are threatened. More than 69% of Sumatran elephant ...
The Effects of Palm Oil
Palm oil and palm kernel oil are found in all manner of baked goods, such as cookies, bread, and potato chips, as well as in chocolate and milk (where it adds Vitamin A). Palm oil has also replaced coconut as the main cooking oil traditionally used in Indonesia as well as replacing peanut oil in Myanmar.
Orangutans dying as demand for palm oil soars
Nov 29, 2012 · Orangutans dying as demand for palm oil soarsThere are fewer than 7,000 of the critically endangered Sumatran orangutans left in the wild, according to a 2008 survey completed by Singleton and ...
Orangutans and palm oil: Let’s take these lessons further
Nov 16, 2017 · About Dr. Kalyana Sundram Dr. Kalyana Sundram is Chief Executive Officer of the Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC). He has more than 35 years of research experiences with various aspects of oils and fats process technologies, nutrition and technical marketing.
Orangutans and Palm Oil — Steemit
Creative piece of work. Though i am sure deforestation is not just about orangutans and palm oil. Having said that, seeing Malaysia at the top of world's palm oil production always reminds me of how great my country (Nigeria) could have been.
WHY IS THE BBC IGNORING FACTS ABOUT ORANG-UTANS? - The Oil Palm
Palm oil is linked to only 2.5% of deforestation – beef is ten times larger, soy is more than double, and maize is also significantly larger. The facts are clear: identifying palm oil as a major cause of deforestation is scientifically inaccurate. Dr Garrod is scaremongering, and misleading the public.
Palm Oil and Orangutans | Saint Louis Zoo
Oil palms are the most productive type of all the edible oil plants. Oil palms produce five to ten-times more oil per acre than other crops like soy or canola. If grown sustainably, palm oil can be a more environmentally friendly oil because less land has to be cleared to get the same amount of product.
How Palm Oil Products Are Killing Orangutans | The Orangutan
This often illegal deforestation threatens the fragile rainforest ecosystems and destroys the habitats of critically endangered species including orangutans, elephants and tigers. Indonesia is the world’s largest producer of palm oil with more than 10 million hectares of oil palm plantations producing over 27 million tonnes of palm oil a year.
What is doing palm oil to the orangutans
Oct 04, 2015 · More and more parts of the indonesian rainforest get destroyed for palm oil and paper! The orangutans are in great danger to get extinct! ... What is doing palm oil to the orangutans Orangutan ...