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After protracted campaign, Girl Scouts pledges to cut out some palm oil: Mongabay Girl Scouts USA has

After protracted campaign, Girl Scouts pledges to cut out some palm oil: Mongabay Girl Scouts USA has

Europe should lift duty on RSPO-certified palm oil to encourage use, says Dutch group (09/21/2011) To encourage uptake of palm oil that is less damaging to the environment, the European Union (EU) should lift the import duty on palm oil certified under Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), said a Dutch industry group. Palm oil, poverty, and conservation collide in Cameroon (09/13/2011) Industrial palm oil production is coming to Africa, its ancestral home. And like other places where expansion has occurred rapidly, the crop is spurring hope for economic development while generating controversy over its potential impacts. The world's most productive oil seed has been a boon to southeast Asian economies, but the looming arrival of industrial plantations in Africa is raising fears that some of the same detriments that have plagued leading producers Malaysia and Indonesia...

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