Old men of the forest need our help!

orangutan_kabir

©Kabir 2013

This week I’ve seen and read so many hideous and disturbing things about our treatment of animals!

I already knew that a lot of this was going on, and that is the main reason I’ve been vegetarian for almost 20 years, but tonight, one awful image of a bloodied and beaten orangutan made me take a closer look into palm oil production.

The only way we are going to save these animals is if we make sure that palm oil production is unprofitable.

We just have to stop buying products that contain palm oil!

Unfortunately, that’s not as easy as it sounds, because Australian manufacturers aren’t required to label palm oil as “palm oil”. Continue reading

Advertisements