Rainforest Action Network
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They're not easy to look at, but these photos show the dire impacts industrial palm plantations are having on the rainforests of Indonesia

Big thanks to our friends at Post Carbon Institute for putting the photo essay together.

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When you take action, big things happen!  Today, after years of campaigning, we're proud to release our first scorecard—Testing Commitments to Cut Conflict Palm Oil—ranking the companies of the Snack Food 20. Check out the report now — and share it with your friends. Is there Conflict Palm Oil in your home? This report ranks the strengths of the commitments made by the Snack Food 20…

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In rainforests half a world away from the United States, orangutans are making their last stand for survival. Scientists warn that these gentle and intelligent animals, among humankind's closest kin, could become extinct within our lifetime if their rainforest homes continue to be destroyed for palm oil plantations. But the primary threat pushing them toward extinction lies much closer to home…

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Join us in our efforts to eliminate Conflict Palm Oil from not just holiday snacks but from all our snack foods year round. Conflict Palm Oil is causing the destruction of the habitat of endangered orangutans, tigers and elephants, climate pollution and the human rights abuses. Your support is essential to continuing to pressure companies to end their destructive ways.  Rainforest Action…

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