‘Oil palm is expanded through the removal of forests’.
‘The oil palm cultivated as a monocrop is responsible for loss of biodiversity when it replaces native vegetation.’
‘Oil palm with large quantities of fertilizers and pesticides used are not sustainable.’
‘The large quantities of chemical used contribute to the contamination of chemicals in the palm oil.’
‘Oil palm plantations are major contributor to forest fires and periodic haze’.
Oil palm destroys carbon
‘The oil palm plantation with its use of fertilizers, pesticides, diesel, etc is a net emitter of CO2.’
Oil palm is destructive to the local community
‘Indigenous people are displaced from their land as a result of the expansion of oil palm areas.’