Palm Oil is an ingredient in a wide variety of products, and is a huge contributor to deforestation. With this loss of trees our greenhouse gases increase dramatically because their CO2 is released and then their is fewer trees to absorb and clean our air with. Also, palm oil farms our huge expanding huge areas. This means there is less room for food crops and livestock which is also becoming a large problem with our increasing population. Ways to help with this could be to look at the ingredients when you’re shopping and try to purchase ones without palm oil. As well, any wood and wood products you get make sure they have the Canadian forest certification.

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