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Palm Oil Consumption - Orangutans or Oreos?

Featured image from National Geographic -(http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/10/141009-orangutans-palm-oil-malaysia-indonesia-tigers-rhinos/)

Let’s take a trip to the grocery store. An average shopper looks for the typical vegetables and fruits, main course ingredients, dessert, and snack food. 721 more words


Palm Oil #1

You love Nutella, Snickers and our crispy breakfast ­cereals. There are days when you just can’t resist putting a fast deep-frozen pizza in the oven. We use cosmetics, lotions, shampoo and wash detergents every day without realising the impact of palm oil in all these products. 253 more words


Sepilok, Borneo; May 2017

This covers two short stays in Sepilok before and after I went to the Kinabatangan River.

After a long bus journey from Kota Kinabalu it was rather nice to arrive at the Forest Edge Resort in Sepilok. 786 more words


why palm oil is totally shit

As if watching out for those tricky animal derived ingredients ain’t enough, I also avoid palm oil in every instance possible (Except, if they clarify the source is sustainable; some would argue too this isn’t ok either, but I believe it’s a good measure to prove the palm oil production NEEDS to be fairer). 458 more words


Orangutans Galore

I got so lucky working at a wonderful zoo and having behind the scene encounter with these iconic apes on daily basis. Some of these king of the jungle are clingy like a super glue that will get you effortlessly emotionally attached. 109 more words

The One Where Emily and Doug Go to Borneo

Author’s Note: We started putting together this post, but realized there was just too much content for a single blog. So, this is now Part 1 of 2. 1,523 more words


Borneo Jungle life

I’m sorry I’m a bit (understatement) behind on my blog posts. Sometimes it’s hard finding the time to sit down and write, especially when there is so much to see and do. 949 more words