Forests are being cut down to make room for palm oil plantations. Palm oil is found in 60% of products on our supermarket shelves & growing. Demand is predicted to more than double by 2030 and to triple by 2050. Deforestation is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, threatens biological diversity, and has devastating impacts upon forest dependent peoples.
For more info about this issue check greenpeace.org or greenpeace.nl if you're a Dutchie.
This work was commissioned by Greenpeace NL and is currently part of their online magazine GPM appearing four times a year.
Voice: Ruben van der Meer