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UN Security Council Discussing Elephant Poaching

Will China’s Delegate Attend The United Nations Security Council will hold a special meeting today to discuss how elephant poaching in Central Africa is contributing to political instability in Central Africa. The Security Council session will be convened at U.N. … Continue reading

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Sustainable Palm Oil A Fraud

RSPO Label Bought Not Earned Hundreds of hectares of rainforest and tiger habitat protected under the Indonesian government’s moratorium have been destroyed, revealed Greenpeace International, following an investigation into Duta Palma, a notorious Indonesian palm oil producer  and member of the Roundtable … Continue reading

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Godfather Of Illegal Wildlife Sheltered In Laos

Wildlife Trader Untouchable In Southeast Asia On an obscure and bumpy dirt road not far from the banks of the Mekong River, the compound of Vixay Keosavang stands out for its iron gates and cinder-block walls topped with barbed wire, … Continue reading

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Palm Oil The Bungle In The Jungle

Deforestation Kills More Than Trees Industrial cultivation of palm oil is destroying millions of acres of virgin rainforest around the world. The destructive practice is destroying biodiversity and life as we know it. In Southeast Asia, orangutans, tigers, elephants and … Continue reading

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Pygmy Elephants Poisoned On Borneo

Poisoned By Palm Oil Plantations Ten endangered Borneo pygmy elephants have been found dead in a Malaysian forest under mysterious circumstances, and wildlife officials said Tuesday that they probably were poisoned. In some cases, the palm oil industry and its … Continue reading

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Palm Oil Fueling Climate Change

Rainforests Destroyed To Make Palm Oil Plantations Palm oil is derived from the fruit of the oil palm tree, it contributes to the economic development of the producing countries and to the deadly diets of millions of people around the … Continue reading

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Public Affairs Firm Specializes In Health, Environment

Alzheimer’s Disease, Climate Change Among Priority Issues Endangered species and other wildlife around the world are under siege like never before. Thanks to a public affairs and public relations firm in the United States, they have a powerful ally. Crossbow … Continue reading

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Indonesia Language and Travel Guide Promotes Wildlife Conservation

Travel Book Benefits Endangered Species Across Indonesia Chandler, a public affairs and marketing consultant in Denver just published the second edition of the Language and Travel Guide to Indonesia. Chandler will use the book as a platform to help Indonesia … Continue reading

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EnvirOmints Aim at Saving Animals

Deforestation Driving Species Toward Extinction Anyone with a sweet tooth and conscience should love the idea behind EnvirOmints — eat chocolate and save animals from extinction. Since May 1990, the EnvirOmintal Candy Co. has been producing chocolate mint squares and … Continue reading

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