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Palms Up To Palm Oil

Eco Friendly Daily

Now seemingly ubiquitous in many countries, this oil has various uses – and it is vying with soybean oil for the title of “most widely produced vegetable oil”. With the advent of biodiesel as a fuel alternative, palm oil has yet another source for pressing demand. However, this is countered by the environmental costs – from deforestation and associated emissions to habitat destruction and species extinctions.