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Thursday, March 18, 2010

Palm oil causing destruction of rainforest in Indonesia

I recently received an email from Greenpeace India.This shows our ignorance towards the environment,we live in and the impact of our follies.
Did you know that India is now the world's largest importer of palm oil, used by major brands in edible and cosmetic products? And that palm oil is causing horrific deforestation in Indonesia?
So when a company like Nestlé asks you to take a break by having a Kit Kat bar, that Kit Kat bar may be involved in the destruction of rainforests.
Kit Kat often contains palm oil from companies who are cutting down Indonesian rainforests, speeding up climate change, threatening the livelihoods of local people and pushing orangutans towards extinction.
I am not against Kit Kat or palm oil,but we should think the impact on our surroundings before using any product.

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