In the past when pygmy elephants were poisoned in Sabah, it was the wildlife rescue unit we helped establish, and currently fund, that trekked the entire jungle to uncover what happened.
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The show discusses how Sabah, the Malaysian state on the island of Borneo, is balancing the needs of the animals with the growth of eco-tourism and the socio-economic needs of the country.
Thousands of food manufacturers have chosen to use premium, sustainable and versatile palm oil in their products, much of it from Malaysia’s plantations. Regardless of this misleading article, these manufacturers realize the benefits of this nutritious, non-GMO and eco-friendly oil.
Barn owls and snakes are used to control the pest populations on Malaysian oil palm plantations. They are welcomed part of the industry’s integrated pest management practices that enable farmers to reduce the use of harmful chemical pesticides.
As you’ll see in this 3 minute, 33 second video, you can feel great about Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil being in your pantry and on your plate.
Most of the palm oil used in the United States is sustainably produced in Malaysia. It simply isn’t the conflict palm oil that harms our wildlife, people or planet.
While we strongly support clear food labeling in New Zealand and Australia – this labeling is already mandatory in the United States and Canada – we’re disappointed by the untruths being shared by the “Unmask Palm Oil Campaign”.
Since the majority of the United States’ palm oil comes from Malaysia, articles referencing American use of palm should state the relevant facts instead of propaganda farmed from international NGOs.
Earlier fears about rainforest-harming ingredients in Halloween candy are no longer an issue. “Many American food manufacturers now use environmentally friendly ingredients in their recipes, such as certified sustainable palm oil from Malaysia,, a world leader in responsible, sustainable, non-GMO palm oil production. Malaysia’s strict laws prohibit any practices that harm native wildlife or the […]
on September 27, 2016 in Forest Conservation, Sustainability, What’s New, Wildlife Preservation 0
Oil plantations are incredibly productive. A single acre of oil palm produces 11 times more oil than a single acre of soybean plants, and 7 times more oil than an acre of canola (rapeseed) plants.