A giant SOS carved into an oil palm plantation in Sumatra by Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic, to draw attention to the damage caused by deforestation to wildlife and indigenous people in Indonesia. Picture courtesy: Ernest Zacharevic A giant SOS carved into an oil palm plantation in Sumatra by Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic, to draw attention to the damage caused by deforestation to wildlife and indigenous people in Indonesia. Picture courtesy: Ernest Zacharevic
A giant SOS carved into an oil palm plantation in Sumatra by Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic, to draw attention to the damage caused by deforestation to wildlife and indigenous people in Indonesia. Picture courtesy: Ernest Zacharevic

Kellogg’s and Pepsi have pledged to produce palm oil sustainably, but at what price? Deforestation, pollution and displacement is devastating for local communities in Central America

It’s in your chocolate, your shampoo and even your car: found inside of 50 per cent of packaged products in the US, palm oil is one of the world’s most useful substances, but also one of its most destructive – what are big money corporations doing to make production more sustainable and ethical, and is it enough?

Topic |   Environment
A giant SOS carved into an oil palm plantation in Sumatra by Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic, to draw attention to the damage caused by deforestation to wildlife and indigenous people in Indonesia. Picture courtesy: Ernest Zacharevic A giant SOS carved into an oil palm plantation in Sumatra by Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic, to draw attention to the damage caused by deforestation to wildlife and indigenous people in Indonesia. Picture courtesy: Ernest Zacharevic
A giant SOS carved into an oil palm plantation in Sumatra by Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic, to draw attention to the damage caused by deforestation to wildlife and indigenous people in Indonesia. Picture courtesy: Ernest Zacharevic
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