The Palm Oil Predicament

Its World Orangutan Day. This enigmatic great ape has become the flagship species for the palm oil predicament. While commercial oil palm plantations grow in a number of places, 80% of this versatile vegetable oil is grown and produced in Indonesia. And Indonesia is a...

Nature Conservation Day

A quick post in honour of World Nature Conservation Day today and World Tiger Day tomorrow. Have you heard about FSC – the Forest Stewardship Council? Purchasing wood and paper products with the FSC logo is such an easy way to make a big impact for saving...

Activism

Efforts and Actions to promote, impede, direct, or intervene in social, political, economic, or environmental reform with the desire to make changes in society toward a perceived greater good. Activism We are all familiar with activists. Those wellknown people who use...