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. Sunday, 23 June 2024, 00:22 (12:22 AM) CDT, day 175 of 2024 .
 
BBC Food
The Gardian News/ The GardianAnimals Farmed/

World Food and Water Clock
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Sicilian ice-cream in a bread bun. A good solution to a local problem: the Mediterranean heat quickly melts the ice-cream, which is absorbed by the bread.
"Palermo,Sicily
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In the News . . .

For the last few years palm oil has been at the heart of a major world controversy touching all levels of society from the extinction of the orangutan to the morality of putting a bottle of palm oil in your shopping cart. Have a look at some reports . . .

  • Can palm oil help Indonesia's poor? -- BBC News (01 March 2010)

  • In pictures: Palm oil's impact on Jangkang -- BBC News (01 March 2010)

  • Lawrence, Felicity. Eat Your Heart Out: Why the Food Business is Bad for the Planet and Your Health. London: Penguin Books, 2008.

  • Lawrence, Felicity. Not on the Label: What Really Goes into The Food on Your Plate, Revised Edition. London: Penguin Books, 2013.

  • MY palm oil [blog] -- Ooi Tee Ching, New Straits Times/Business Times, Malasia

  • Orangutan plight protest at Nestle in York and Croydon -- BBC News (17 March 2010)

  • Orangutan Survival and the Shopping Trolley -- BBC News (22 February 2010)

  • Orphaned-Orangutan Rescue Highlights Threats -- National Geographic (02 June 2009)

  • Palm Oil Action

  • PalmOil.com

  • Palm Oil Internet Seminar (POINTERS)

  • Palm Oil Refiners Association of Malaysia

  • Palm oil research project launched by government -- BBC News (13 July 2010)

  • Palm oil's carbon benefit queried -- BBC News (02 December 2008)

  • Rainforest is worth more standing -- BBC News (05 June 2009)

  • Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil

  • Support for Sustainable Palm Oil Gains Traction in China -- National Geographic (14 July 2009)

  • Top five forest stories of 2010 -- National Geographic (04 January 2011)

  • 'Whole communities' have fled -- BBC News (08 December 2009)
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    Oil Palm

    African Oil Palm (Elaeis guineensis)

    African Oil Palm (Elaeis guineensis)
    Scientific classification
    Kingdom: Plantae
    Family: Arecaceae
    Subfamily: Arecoideae
    Tribe: Cocoseae
    Genus: Elaeis
    Jacq.
    Species:

    Elaeis guineensis
    Elaeis oleifera

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    Palm nuts in volumn - production from rural Jukwa village, Ghana
    Jukwa Village & Palm Oil Production, Ghana
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    Cooking palm nuts to soften the nuts for oil extraction

    Cooking palm nuts to soften the nuts for oil extraction
    Jukwa Village & Palm Oil Production, Ghana
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