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2009-05-01 09:51:37

In the last decade, Asian farmers have cleared tens of thousands of square miles of forests to accommodate the world’s growing demand for palm oil, an increasingly popular food ingredient.

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2009-03-24 13:27:51

Oil palm cultivation is a significant driver of tropical forest destruction across Southeast Asia.

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2009-03-07 10:45:00

Finland's Neste Oil said on Friday that cars in Europe and North America might soon be powered on diesel made from palm oil, vegetable oil and animal fat in Singapore.

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2009-03-02 10:35:00

When the price of oil skyrocketed, the prospect of developing biofuel as an alternative raised the excitement of ambitious members of Southeast Asia to jump onboard.

2009-02-05 08:00:00

WASHINGTON and MIAMISBURG, Ohio, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Resources Institute (WRI) and NewPage Corporation today announce a partnership to protect forests in Indonesia.

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2009-02-02 10:47:59

The Center for Science in the Public Interest is urging Pennsylvania's governor to ignore a recommendation opposing banning artificial trans fat in foods. A task force recommended Pennsylvania Gov.

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2008-12-10 16:41:04

Researchers in Nevada are reporting that waste coffee grounds can provide a cheap, abundant, and environmentally friendly source of biodiesel fuel for powering cars and trucks.

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2008-12-01 13:50:00

Scientists from seven nations released a new study on Monday that finds clearing tropical forests in order to plant biofuels harms the environment by reducing animal and plant diversity.

2008-11-07 09:00:20

DALLAS, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Energy Corporation (BULLETIN BOARD: CPPXF) today announced that James D. Eger has resigned as CFO of the Company with effect on November 30, 2008.


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