palm oil trade

palm oil

你有沒有想過,在你刷牙、洗衣服或吃餅乾的同時,已成為了滅絕森林的幫兇?因為棕櫚油被認為比動物油健康,所以人類對棕櫚油有很大的需求。但為了擴大棕櫚油的種植園,大量的森林被摧毀,破壞生態。印尼在2009-2011年期間已失去了124萬公頃的森林,當中包括了三分之二極度瀕危的蘇門答臘虎的棲息地。為免成了滅絕蘇門答臘虎和其他珍貴物種的幫兇,希望能盡快立法管制,確保供應商是在不破壞和剝削生態的情況下生產棕櫚油。

do you know that when you are brushing your teeth, doing your laundry or snacking on cookies, you might be helping to kill the forest at the same time? palm oil was thought to be healthier than animal oil, so human has huge demands on palm oil. indonesia is the largest palm oil exporter, and to do that, large amount of rainforest has been destroyed in order to enlarge the oil-palm plantations. just in 2009-2011. 1.24 million hectares of forest were lost, that included 2/3 of the critically endangered sumatra tiger’s home. to avoid being the one helping to put the tiger and many other animals to extinction, there need to be policies to make sure the supply of palm oil are free from forest destruction and exploitation.

http://hk.news.yahoo.com/棕櫚油增產-毀生態-224519881.html

http://www.malibutimes.com/blogs/article_953a2f9c-3e96-11e3-b5d8-001a4bcf887a.html

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