Re-Blogged From WUWT
Oil palm is alternatively seen as a gift from god or a crime against humanity; according to science, it is neither
Norwegian University of Life Sciences
Oil palm is neither the devil’s work, nor a godsend to humanity. Its effects on its surroundings largely depends on case-specific circumstances. Those who ask to boycott all palm oil due to its contribution to deforestation should also consider boycotting coffee, chocolate and coconut if they wish to be consistent.