Depressing… Disturbing and devastating.. Information that I could really do without.. Only because life is supposed to be all about puppies, rainbows and unicorns..
I am not a fan of reality but sometimes we need a little slap in the face to remind us to think about the items we use on a daily basis and who has to sacrifice what for is to be able to so.
Interesting thing about his post is that earlier, while scrolling through my reader, I came across another post titled, “eat palm oil”
I will be going back to that post and leaving a simple comment., only
The link to this reblog..
Did you know that most of us are fueling one of the world’s biggest ecological disasters and acts of primate genocide in history?
Borneo and Sumatra are two of the most bio-diverse regions of the world, yet they have the longest list of endangered species. This list includes the magnificent orangutan. These two South-East Asian islands are extremely rich in life, containing around 20,000 flowering plant species, 3,000 tree species, 300,000 animal species and thousands more being discovered each year. Despite this amazing biodiversity and delicate web of species, an area the size of 300 football fields of rainforest is cleared each hour in Indonesia and Malaysia to make way for the production of one vegetable oil. That’s 6 football fields destroyed each minute.
This vegetable oil is called palm oil, and is found in hundreds of the everyday products, from baked goods and confectionery, to cosmetics and cleaning agents……
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