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It’s Not All Bad: Americans and Palm Oil (Nat Geo)

Another summary of the palm-oil-climate-change link, and another petition worth signing.  So few Americans are even aware of this connection between endangered wildlife and their day-to-day shopping.  Promoting sustainable palm oil would go a long way toward educating consumers for informed choices.

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By IZILWANE–Voices for Biodiversity on August 12, 2013

Your family carefully sorts your trash and composts table scraps weekly and tries really hard to remember to bring cloth or canvas bags to the grocery store. Some of us drive hybrid cars and support wind power, while others ride a bike to work because they want to reduce their carbon footprint.

We do all of this because we want our children and grandchildren to live on a healthy planet. Going through these inconveniences makes us confident that we are doing all the right things and proud of the message we’re sending our kids. That could be the reason for millions of Americans to feel confused and angry when we feel the full impact of global warming and rising sea levels in the next few years.

Those of us who have had the luxury of time and who have been paying attention have done everything…

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