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    Palm Oil

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    Palm Oil is a type of vegetable oil collected from palm fruit. Palm oil plants are originally from Western Africa, but can cultivate wherever there is heat and rainfall are sufficient. Today almost all of the palm oil is exported from Indonesia or Malaysia. Immense amount of untouched rainforest in Indonesia and Malaysia is slashed and burned each year in may lead the extinction of our beloved orangutans. Palm Oil is an extremely popular oil amongst manufacturers Cadbury, Chanel, Colgate, Earthly

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    History Of Oil Palm

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    The oil palm tree, scientifically known as Elaeis guineensis, is a member of the family Palmae and the subfamily Cocoideae, which also includes the coconut plant. The genus contains two main species, E. guineensis, which is known as the African oil palm, and E. melanococca, also known as the American oil palm. However, the latter is only valuable for hybridization. The male and female flower clusters occur on the same tree thus making it a monoecious plant. Though, the sexes are only differentiated

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    Palm Oil Impacts

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    Introduction Palm oil is considered an essential ingredient for the production of foods and other products in which human use. Orangutan Project (2015) states that ‘palm oil is derived from the fruit of the oil palm tree’, and the ‘palm oil plantations are the main driver for deforestation in Indonesia’. The harvest of the palm trees for the production of palm oil affects the ecosystem as it can affect the environment. This investigation with highlight out the advantages of the palm fruit providing

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    Oil Palm Essay

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    The oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) is originated from the West African tropical rainforest and introduced into Bogor, Java as ornamental plants. There are about 2500 to 3000 fruits borne on 100 to 120 spikelets attached to a peduncle from the axil of a frond produced by female bunch. Two main products that are produced by the fruits are palm oil from the outer mesocarp and palm kernel oil from the kernel within the nut (Basiron and Chan, 2004). The mesocarp is made up of about 49% oil and about 50%

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    Before the pre oil-boom period (before 1968), Nigeria was the leading World Exporter of palm oil. Her country producing about 34.14 % and was followed by Indonesia, Congo and Malaysia which were producing about 23.82 %, 19.15 % and 14.36 % respectively (Kibly, 1968; Commonwealth Economic Committee (CEC), 1966). However, in recent statistics, Nigeria has lost this position where its currently producing about 1 % and still struggling to maintain the domestic consumption as oppose Indonesia and Malaysia

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    Palm Oil Case Study

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    has been incredibly blessed with the palm oil seed. The impact of palm oil has transcended time, boundaries and borders as it has become to most widely used product for consumer good. Not one day goes by where the average consumer doesn’t utilize a product without palm oil. It is every, it is necessary and it is in high demand. This is where the role of the corporations come in. Wilmar International Limited is a corporation which has descended upon the palm oil industry with the purpose of essentially

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    Palm Oil Is Everywhere (Literally) As my picks and crampons were jammed into the majestic and frozen waterfall, I was immersed in the wildlife. I was on an ice climbing trip, which was situated near the picturesque Denali National Park. As I was sitting on the nearby rocks for a lunch break, I started to eat my apple. I am used to seeing a lot of outdoor-y people bring energy bars or trail mix, the most energizing and least junky snacks. As I looked over at my Japanese classmate treat, I surprise

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    Bio-Fuel Energy: Oil Palm

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    Oil palm is a multipurpose plantation yet it is also productive producer of biomass. Palm oil industry’s waste may provide an alternative sources of bio-fuel energy like bio-ethanol, bio-methanol, bio-hydrogen and bio-diesel. The oil palm is a well-known plants for its other substances of renewable energy with enormous quantity of biomass by-products that are developed to produce value added bio-plastic, methane gas, bio-compost, organic acids, plywood, animal feedstock and activated carbon. Commonly

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    Sustainability of Palm Oil Production in Indonesia Palm oil is the leading edible vegetable oil by production volume. It is an essential ingredient in the manufacture of a wide variety of products that are used globally every day, such as chocolate, soap, and cosmetics. It is also a common cooking oil in many countries, notably in Asia, and is used in other industries, including livestock and, increasingly, biofuels. Palm oil is produced from the fruit of oil palm tree (Elaeis guineensis). Palm oil can be separated

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    Environment. I narrowed it down to two topics which were : Palm Oil Destruction and China Pollution. I already knew quite a lot about both of the topics, but I decided to go with a topic that affects us and the world. Therefore, I chose Palm Oil Destruction which affects us in many ways. I will make a video about an environmental issue and post it on Youtube, to gain awareness and to learn more about this topic, those are my goals. “Palm is one of the largest on going environmental disasters currently

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