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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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Happy birthday, Shasta! Were celebrating today until 3:00 p.m. with activities, cougar info, and a special birthday card for guests to sign. http://www.houstonzoo.org/event/shastas-birthday-2/

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This is Hilmar, a wildlife expert from our shark conservation partner in Belize. Hilmar visited the Houston Zoo this week and completed a conservation leadership training program, where he learned from many of our departments and team members. We are sad for him to leave but excited to see his leadership in action as he continues his important work back home. Thanks Hilmar!
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This is Hilmar, a wildlife expert from our shark conservation partner in Belize. Hilmar visited the Houston Zoo this week and completed a conservation leadership training program, where he learned from many of our departments and team members. We are sad for him to leave but excited to see his leadership in action as he continues his important work back home. Thanks Hilmar!
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