The fires used to clear land for new palm oil plantations are out of control this year, and much of Asia is cloaked in a sickening haze. It's time to realize the cost of our global addiction to palm oil.
We all know the palm oil industry has a horrible reputation for deforestation. The Rainforest Alliance, however, believes that change can happen from within and that sustainable palm oil production is attainable.
Following an August 7th seizure of more than 1,000 illegally poached elephant tusks, members of China's Endangered Species Advisory Committee are struggling with the dilemma of what should be done with the ivory. I have a solution. ART.