Got Science? Momentum Building for Deforestation-Free Palm Oil

By Seth Shulman It’s always great to see the door crack open for progress on an issue when the parties involved start to recognize a “win-win” solution. Such a tipping-point moment is coming into view in the campaign to halt the widespread, devastating deforestation currently resulting from growing world consumption of palm oil. It’s a classic case of science and transparency shining the way forward.

The problem is far from solved but, in a major development, several large palm oil purchasers, including Kellogg’s and Hershey’s, have recently pledged to buy only deforestation-free palm oil for their products. Two of the world’s largest palm oil …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green


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