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Bill Gates Just Invested in Lab-Grown Palm Oil to Save the Rainforest

Bill Gates Just Invested in Lab-Grown Palm Oil to Save the Rainforest

Found in nearly 50 percent of supermarket products, palm oil is one of the most useful vegetable oils available. It's efficient, it's versatile, and it can be used in everything from cleaning items to...

NYC and LA Want to Ban Big Meat to Protect the Amazon

City Council Members in New York City and Los Angeles are calling for businesses to cut ties with companies responsible for the Amazon rainforest fires. Fires burning in the Amazon have been linked to the...

This Amazonian Tribe Just Won a Case to Save Ecuador’s Rainforest

The Waorani People of Pastaza -- an indigenous tribe from the Ecuadorian Amazon -- has lived in the rainforest for generations. After their traditions, home, and way of life came under threat from the...
Norway Is First Nation to Ban All Palm Oil Based Biofuel to Prevent Rainforest Destruction

Norway First Country to Ban Palm Oil-Based Biofuel

Palm oil-based biofuels will no longer be permitted in Norway, the nation's parliament announced last week. The move, which aims to thwart the destruction of Indonesian rainforests razed for palm oil plantations, makes Norway...
UK Supermarket Chain Cuts Out Palm Oil to Save Orangutans

Major UK Supermarket Chain Iceland Bans Palm Oil to Save Orangutans

UK supermarket chain Iceland is taking a stand for rainforests and orangutans by becoming the first major supermarket to cut palm oil from its own private-label products. The chain hopes to phase out palm oil from...
Animal Activist Kristen Bell Selected to Narrate Upcoming Imax Documentary 'Pandas'

WWF Report Suggests Vegan Diet Could Save Animals from Extinction

The World Wildlife Foundation's new summary report, titled 'Appetite for Destruction', focuses on the effect our appetite for animal protein has on the planet and brings to light many of the environmental issues vegans have...

Switzerland’s Meat and Dairy Consumption is Destroying Brazil’s Rainforest

Swiss people are using their vote to never run out of food ever again. On Sunday this week, polls will determine an amendment to constitution which will "guarantee food supply, protect land and ensure...

11 Year Old Boy Saves 2,500 Acres Of Rainforest

Rainforest hero Kyle Hughes has been singled out by the Rainforest Trust recently in the ‘Supporter Spotlight’ series on their blog. The 11 year old environment enthusiast has already helped to save a massive...