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EIA podcast – is palm oil still a big problem … and will it ever be truly sustainable?

Palm oil is cheap, versatile and used widely in countess thousands of products and in biofuels, but its production has been linked to human rights abuses, illegal logging and deforestation, causing considerable harm to indigenous peoples and the habitats of endangered orangutans.


Podcast – What on Earth?

Is the palm oil in so many of our products still a problem and will it ever be truly sustainable?

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Welcome back to the EIA What on Earth? podcast.

In this episode, EIA Forests Campaigner Siobhan Pearce talks to Senior Press and Communications Officer Paul Newman about the various problems associated with palm oil and what is being done to address them.

Siobhan Pearce

Paul Newman