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OPEC likely to extend oil output cut

After logging their biggest one-day drop in more than a month on Wednesday, oil prices have stabilized on the news that Saudi Arabia and Kuwait signaled that a deal to extend oil production curbs was in the pipeline.Oil prices were fluctuating between modest gains and losses on Thursday, after falling 3.8 percent in the previous …

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#HowGreenAmI: Is a life without palm oil possible?

Palm oil is practically everywhere, whether it be food, cosmetics or gasoline. And it is not always easy to identify. So I decided to understand this ubiquitous stuff better. Turns out, I was naive.In the beginning, I have to admit, my approach to the subject was naive. “Clearly, palm oil is something I’ve heard of …

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Putting people before palm oil in Guatemala

The word Guatemala means “place of many trees” in Mayan. But oil palms and cornfields now blanket the land once covered in forest. Some are hoping to change that by protecting woodland and local livelihoods. Project goal: Helping people to help themselves by using kitchen gardens and sustainable forestry to save Guatemala’s last rainforests Project size: …

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