At least orangutans have been killed due to palm oil production. According to the World Wildlife Fund, an area the equivalent size of 300 football fields of rainforest is cleared each hour to make way for palm oil production.
Palm oil firms in Peru plan to clear 23,000 hectares of primary forest
Please dont buy palm oil! Truth and Consequences: Palm Oil Plantations Push Unique Orangutan Population to Brink of Extinction. Read more: Truth and Consequences: Palm Oil Plantations Push Unique Orangutan Population to Brink of Extinction
International rainforest conservation organizations can help us save our planets resources. By voting and supporting groups and laws like these we can also help save our rain forests and the lives of future generations.