By Kim Henderson
Despite the superior conservation and environmental policy-making efforts, a minimum of 80,000 acres of tropical rainforest disappear on a daily basis. If motion isn't taken now, specialists estimate that the world's rainforests will often disappear inside of 50 years. at present, the destruction of tropical forests is liable for 17 percentage of artificial carbon emissions—more than what comes from all of the world's vehicles, airplanes and ships mixed! Tropical rainforests desire our help—and that is the place 50 basic Steps to save lots of the World's Rainforests is available in. the way forward for the world's rainforests lies to a wide volume within the collective palms of shoppers and the way they store, on account that call for is what fuels the forces riding deforestation—agriculture, logging, and source extraction. throughout the 50-step trip, you'll learn the way, as a shopper, you'll unwittingly aid rainforest destruction and extra importantly, accurately how one can make assorted offerings that support save...
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Also known as palm fruit oil, palm kernel oil and palmitate, palm oil is used in 50 percent of all consumer goods including food products such as baked goods and snack foods, cleaning products, beauty products, and biofuels, according to the Rainforest Action Network (RAN). Although most people have never even heard of it, palm oil has become the top agricultural commodity in many Southeast Asian economies, with Indonesia and Malaysia being the largest producers. Palm oil plantations are replacing huge tracts of forested areas and peat swamps at an alarming rate.
Copyright © 2012 Freedom Press ALL rights reserved. No portion of this book may be reproduced in any manner whatsoever or transmitted electronically without authorized consent of Freedom Press. Cover and book design by Bonnie Lambert ISBN 978-1-893910-95-9 EbookISBN: 978-1-893910-96-6 First Printing Printed in the United States Printed on recycled paper by Total Printing Solutions, an environmentally friendly printer. com For my father Paul, my mother Lucille, my daughter Genevieve—and future generations ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS First and foremost, I’d Like to thank David Steinman for this incredible opportunity and for believing in my ability to Lead the project from beginning to end.
Earth Friendly Products lists ingredients and does not use any palm oil in its formulations at all. And as an extra bonus, its products do not contribute any toxic chemicals to the environment while performing at the level of the leading conventional brands. Beauty-Care Products Palm oil is a common ingredient in both cosmetics and personal-care products. Check the labels. If your favorite brand uses palm oil, contact the company and inquire about sourcing. Consider giving your business to other manufacturers that are making great products without harm to the environment.
50 Simple Steps to Save the World's Rainforests. How to Save Our Rainforests with Everyday Acts by Kim Henderson