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How is this related to Wildlife Conservation – really? Yes, there is a method and message, to our madness…

Palm Oil and The Great Chocolate Debate. It can help save the lives of Orangutans and many other species living on Borneo and Sumatra. Palm oil is a form of edible vegetable oil produced from the African oil plam tree (Elaeis guineensis) which has been planted on plantations throughout Malaysia and Indonesia, home to some of the world’s most endangered wildlife. These plantations replace tropical rainforest acreage in staggering numbers.

Rainforest? No. Palm Oil Plantation? Yes.

What we are asking you to do is to be a responsible consumer and purchase products from companies which either do not use palm oil or are part of the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm oil. You can do that by taking a quick look at this Orangutan Friendly Palm Oil Valentine Guide.

To learn more about the issues facing wildlife and palm oil just link here.



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Word of the Day - Ovoviviparous
In this video, we're introducing you to a word you might not be familiar with - ovoviviparous. It's an interesting word to describe an even more interesting way in which some animals give birth. Check it out!
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Sarah TaftThis is really awesome! Not that I love bugs or anything creepy crawly, but what a great use of social media. Love the video concept! 👍🏻

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Katrina HayesI really would have been fine without knowing this.

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Denise NelsonThank you for the word. I may have thrown up a little bit in my mouth watching the video though.....just sayin'

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Magdalena AlvarezWhy did I press to watch!!!

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Joanna VillanuevaI have 3 of those and they just hissed. Yikes

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Dennis JenkinsI wish the word of the day would have been pronounced for us. It was a rather difficult word.

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Kyra Wells RiceAs lovely as the vocabulary lesson was, I wish they could have chosen any example other than a cockroach....horrible visual to wake up to.

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Terri LevitinGross! I think that those babies are the ones that didn't survive in my house this summer!

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Pam Summerlin DunnReally cool but have to admit I'm glad that don't live here. We don't need anothe variety of insect in Texas..

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Charles AndersonAwesome!!!

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Kathleen LeoWanna stomp. That's really interesting-- but yuck.

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