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rainforest

forest that occurs in tropical regions where the rainfall exceeds 254 cm per year.
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Speaking after the decision was made not to air Iceland's advert Richard Walker, managing director at Iceland, said: "Throughout 2018 we have led the retail industry to take action in areas such as rainforest destruction for palm oil and plastic pollution of our oceans.
Mr Walker said: "Until Iceland can guarantee palm oil is not causing rainforest destruction, we are simply saying 'no to palm oil'.
Janine was upset by the rainforest destruction she saw, so she and her friend Allison started selling painted rocks and other crafts (right) to raise money to help the rainforest.
Her mum died in one of the many fires caused by rainforest destruction.
For example, FoE worries that synbio vanilla (and eventually other synthetic biology additives) could exacerbate rainforest destruction while harming sustainable farmers and poor communities around the world.
Human activity is the primary cause of rainforest destruction.
This makes them even more vulnerable to rainforest destruction that occurs every minute across the Amazon.
baking companies to help tackle rainforest destruction and other environmental problems by supporting sustainable palm oil producers.
GreenPalm, the sustainable palm oil certificate-trading programme, appealed to baking companies to help tackle rainforest destruction and other environmental problems by supporting sustainable palm oil producers.
According to the Rainforest Action Network, the food industry's appetite for palm oil has tripled in the last five years, pushing its cultivation into the wildlife-rich rainforests and peat forests, making it a prime cause of rainforest destruction.
The activists dressed like Barbie's boyfriend Ken abseiled down the side of Mattel's headquarters on Tuesday to unfurl a banner saying Barbie packaging contributes to rainforest destruction, reports the Telegraph.