Reply to Letter: Buy Palm Oil for Bio-diesel currently making it’s rounds on eco-lists

There’s a buy Palm Oil for Bio diesel message currently soliciting
itself on eco-email lists (enclosed below). I wrote a reply to the
whole list (enclosed below) and in response I got a reposting of the
original letter. ; -) I encourage everyone to check your food labels
and avoid supporting the Palm Oil industry! And if their PR agency
posts on your list, make sure you let ’em know what you think!

DON’T BUY PALM OIL!

Palm oil is created by cutting down and burning to bare ground the
very last tropical rainforests in primarily SE Asia. Once the forest
is burned to bare ground and many many tons of peat moss / soils per
hectare have been burned off into the sky as an unbelievable amount of
greenhouse emissions a monocrop of oil palm is planted. These
plantations are ensuring the extinction of not just Orangutans but
10,000 of other species as well. What’s worse most of these plantation
activities are associated organized crime and acts of genocide, as
well as Government led firebombings of entire villages of peaceful
indigenous peoples. To read about a firebombing go hear:
To see a pictures of how vast the amount of
forest destruction is involved in the production of palm oil go here:
http://forestpolicyresearch.com/2008/12/22/indonesia-deforestation-rate-gets-in-guinness-book-of-world-records-again/

DON’T BUY PALM OIL!
Long live the trees, Deane
http://forestpolicyresearch.com
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From: Earth_Rescue_International@yahoogroups.com On Behalf Of eddenergi
Sent: Monday, January 05, 2009 8:38 PM
To: Earth_Rescue_International@yahoogroups.com
Subject:>

100% CRUDE PALM OIL REFINED (RBD) PALM OIL PALM OLEIN & PALM STEARIN
are EXCELLENT VEGETABLE OILs THAT CAN BE USED TO PRODUCE YOUR
BIODIESEL!

Palm Oil Biodiesel is produced by a reaction of a palm oil or animal
fat with an alcohol such as methanol or ethanol in the presence of a
catalyst to yield mono-alkyl esters and glycerin, which is removed.

Visit Palm Oil Biodiesel To Day !! http://www.1st-energy.blogspot.com/

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