The palm oil industry has continued to grow in recent years and with it comes the dangerous impacts of palm oil production. The industry has had devastating impacts on a wide range of land, animals, and people.
The video below ties in all the impacts of the palm oil industry into one cool hand drawn diagram. It translates the information in a very simple, creative, and entertaining way.
Although the industry has put many animals at risk including orangutans and more recently elephants, there is hope for a change in attitudes, as more companies start to head to sustainable palm oil production. Until then, the impacts on deforestation, endangered animals, and even human rights will continue.
Watching the video below is an easy way to inform yourself about the basics of the palm oil industry and to spread the information. Awareness is the first step to change and the only way the palm oil industry will change is if we demand companies switch to sustainable palm oil.