Friends of the Earth Cardiff - Malaysia http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/taxonomy/term/701/all en Unilever, put the brakes on destructive palm oil http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/unilever-put-brakes-destructive-palm-oil <p><img width="250" height="161" alt="Unilever put the brakes on destructive palmoil! " src="/files/foecardiff/images/Unilever_and_destructive-palmoil.jpeg" /></p> <p>Please join Friends of the Earth Netherlands (Milieudefensie) and tell Unilever to stop buying unsustainable palm oil from the Malaysian company IOI.</p> <p>The expansion of palm oil cultivation in South East Asia often comes at the expense of small farmers and forests.</p> <p><a href="http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/unilever-put-brakes-destructive-palm-oil">read more</a></p> http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/unilever-put-brakes-destructive-palm-oil#comments archive Corporate accountability Australasia Borneo indonesia Malaysia Wed, 18 May 2011 06:27:44 +0000 Chris 398 at http://www.foecardiff.co.uk Palm oil day of action photo gallery http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/palm-oil-day-action-photo-gallery <h2>Palm oil day of action 2009, Queen Street, Cardiff</h2> <p><img alt="Two Orang-utangs in boxes saying Homeless and hungry, Please help" src="/files/foecardiff/image_1028.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="Person browsing at stall" src="/files/foecardiff/image_1029.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="Explaining the palm oil campaign to visitors" src="/files/foecardiff/image_1031.jpg" /></p> <p><img alt="People signing postcards at the stall" src="/files/foecardiff/image_1030.jpg" /></p> <p><em>Photos: Lyndsay Maiden, Cardiff Friends of the Earth</em></p> http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/palm-oil-day-action-photo-gallery#comments archive Corporate accountability Australasia Borneo indonesia Malaysia Sat, 29 Aug 2009 15:27:56 +0000 admin 103 at http://www.foecardiff.co.uk Palm Oil Day of Action http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/palm-oil-day-action <p><img src="/files/foecardiff/image_1030.jpg" alt="Eight people in orang-utang masks" /></p> <p>Cardiff Friends of the Earth palm oil campaign stall, Queen Street <em>Photo: Lindsay Maiden, Cardiff Friends of the Earth</em></p> <h2>Palm Oil Day of Action</h2> <p>29 October 2005 - Queen Street, Cardiff</p> <p>Big business is clearing rainforest in south east Asia to make way for palm oil plantations. This has a devastating impact on wildlife and local communities.</p> <p><a href="http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/palm-oil-day-action">read more</a></p> http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/palm-oil-day-action#comments archive Corporate accountability Australasia Borneo business food Malaysia nature Sun, 30 Oct 2005 00:00:00 +0000 admin 104 at http://www.foecardiff.co.uk Palm Oil http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/palm-oil <p><img width="500" height="375" alt="Palm oil protest stall Queen Street, Cardiff" src="/files/foecardiff/images/image_1030.jpg" /></p> <p><em>Cardiff Friends of the Earth palm oil campaign stall, Queen Street Photo: Lindsay Maiden, Cardiff Friends of the Earth</em></p> <p>Demand for palm oil, a vegetable oil, is the most significant cause of rainforest loss in Malaysia and Indonesia.</p> <p>Palm oil is found in 10 per cent of supermarket products. These include:</p> <p><a href="http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/palm-oil">read more</a></p> http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/palm-oil#comments archive Corporate accountability Australasia Borneo business indonesia Malaysia nature Thu, 01 Sep 2005 00:00:00 +0000 admin 105 at http://www.foecardiff.co.uk