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2011-05-23 07:47:10

Forest fragmentation driven by demand for palm oil is having a catastrophic effect on multiple levels of biodiversity, scientists from Queen Mary, University of London have discovered.

2011-05-09 02:00:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) and Wilmar International Limited (SGX: WIL) today announced a Memorandum of Understanding between their respective subsidiaries for Wilmar to build a state-of-the-art natural alcohol plant at Huntsman's chemical site in Rozenburg (Rotterdam, The Netherlands), and to supply natural alcohols to Huntsman.

2011-04-14 11:00:00

NEW YORK, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Earth Day and beyond, people around the globe can help "plant a future" and help restore critically endangered rain forests of South America and Indonesia through new fundraising products launched worldwide by Avon Products, Inc.

2011-04-01 07:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc.

2011-03-28 20:00:00

KUCHING, Sarawak, Malaysia, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The State Government of Sarawak's Agricultural Policy prioritises sustainable management of biodiversity as part of its strategy for the growth of palm oil plantation.

2011-03-18 00:00:27

Newly released 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans urge all of us to cut back on saturated fats, salt, and sugar as well as eat smaller portions to reduce our nation's unhealthy and costly obesity epidemic. Consumers can make smart ingredient choices when preparing meals at home: instead of using solid fats such as butter or stick margarine, select "...oils that are rich in mono and polyunsturated fatty acids, such as olive oil and canola oil." Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) March 16,...

2011-03-15 09:50:00

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Multi-Media Enterprises is reporting that Mission NewEnergy Limited has announced the establishment of Asia's first fully integrated Sustainability & Carbon Certified palm biodiesel supply chain.

2011-03-10 09:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Envergent Technologies LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that it has been selected by Premium Renewable Energy (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.

2011-03-03 08:00:00

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) announced today that it is helping fund sustainable palm oil production through purchasing GreenPalm certificates covering 100 percent of its global palm oil use. Today, GreenPalm estimates that only six percent of the current global supply of palm oil is sustainably grown.

2011-02-22 09:35:00

CHANNAHON, Ill., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, IOI-Loders Croklaan, one of the world's leading fully integrated palm oil producers, proudly welcomed their first bulk vessel shipment of Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certified sustainable palm oil to North America.


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