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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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This morning, the Minnesota Zoo is going live to talk about their Amur tigers (including their three-month-old cub!) and what they're doing to help save tigers in the wild.
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He's pacing like a caged animal. Doesn't he have a habitat?


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This Friday at 10 a.m., the Houston Zoo is going live to talk about tigers and saving them in the wild. Today, you can hear from Dickerson Park Zoo. Check out The Association of Zoos and Aquariums and Animal Planet for more information on this important project!

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