Have you heard of palm oil?  How about vegetable oil or olive oil?  Oils from plants, vegetables, seeds and nuts have been used for centuries all over the world for many different foods and products. 


Image: Palm Oil by oneVillage Initiative

Information sourced from:

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (2015), Pongo abelii [online]. Available from: http://www.iucnredlist.org/search [accessed 11/07/2015].

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (2015), Pongo pygmaeus [online]. Available from: http://www.iucnredlist.org/search [accessed 11/07/2015].

Balch, Oliver, the Guardian (2013), Sustainable palm oil: how successful is RSPO certification? [online]. Available from: http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/sustainable-palm-oil-successful-rspo-certification [accessed 11/07/2015].

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