Trick-or-Treat, what's left for orangutans to eat?
With Halloween and the holiday season swiftly approaching, please consider being responsible and informed consumers when buying candy for trick-or-treaters or as gifts for friends and family. Palm oil is often an ingredient in sweets, however palm oil plantations have grave impacts on the environment. These plantations are prevalent in Southeast Asia, and palm oil trees (Elaeis guineensis) are replacing and causing the deforestation of tropical rainforests in this region. The