deforestation

The real problem with palm oil

Tim Hunt
Mackenzie Denyer
| 18th July 2018
MACKENZIE DENYER and TIM HUNT, from Ethical Consumer magazine, explore the complex issues with palm oil, why deforestation rates are still climbing and why big brand manufacturers have the power to stop it

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Old growth mountain beech forest in Domogled National Park

Protecting Romania’s primeval forests

Katy Jenkyns
| 7th March 2018
The government of Romania is failing to protect its valuable primeval forest - not just to the detriment of the environment, but also to detriment of impoverished local communities. KATY JENKYNS investigates

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Almir Narayamoga Surui, Chief of the Paiter Surui meeting Prince Charles in 2010 after being awarded a major prize for his humanitarian and ecological work

This is my cry of alarm, please listen to me!

Almir Narayamoga Surui
Chief of the Paiter Surui indigenous people
| 17th October 2016
Today, the Chief of the Paiter Surui indigenous people in the state of Rondônia, Brazil has issued the following plea for help to stop illegal logging and mining on their lands. The letter is unedited.

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How green are vegetable and rapeseed oils?

How green are vegetable and rapeseed oils?

Rebecca Campbell
| 16th May 2012
When it comes to oils we are spoilt for choice, with more than 130 million tonnes of oil consumed every year, according to the WWF. But with demand set to increase, what sort of impact is our appetite for oil having on the planet? And which is the green choice?

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