Palmed Off: Is Your Dinner Killing Orangutans? (For Take Part)
Boycott palm oil and palm oil products – show the palm oil industry that we won’t allow Orangutans to become extinct for the sake of a food oil.
“When I found Max, he couldn’t walk. He was disorientated and terrified, and the burns to his feet and body were too severe. He was one of several hundred orangutans displaced by forest clearing outside the Tanjung Puting National Park in 2006, becoming separated from his family after plantation workers cruelly herded escaping orangutans back toward the burning jungle – and away from precious plantation land. No more than one year old, Max had fought successfully against the trapping, hunting and forest clearing industries that endangered his short life. But with one last breath, he finally lost his battle, becoming one of several thousand orangutans killed annually by a barbaric agricultural farming process, and becoming a victim of a different kind of oil spill: the trade in palm oil.”
Palm oil monoculture is “palming” off orangutans…
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