Don't Palm us Off- Unmask Palm Oil
We are three Year 9 students from Waikato Diocesan School for Girls in Hamilton, New Zealand. This website was created to raise awareness of the negative affects of Palm Oil. Check out our 'Palm Oil and it's consequences' page to find out more about what Palm Oil production is doing to our environment. Please visit our blog and leave a comment! We NEED your feedback!!
Unfortunately, we can't do anything about the rainforests and peatlands that have already been cut down or burnt and replaced by Palm Oil plantations, but we CAN stop this from happening in the future!!! We CAN make this oil source sustainable for future generations!!!
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"The numbers are damning. Within 15 years 98% of the rainforests of Indonesia and Malaysia will be gone, little more than a footnote in history. With them will disappear some of the world's most important wildlife species, victims of
the rapacious destruction of their habitat in
what conservationists see as a
*Numbers correspond with the websites on the 'References' page