Friday, May 23, 2014

The Palm Oil Crisis - Monthly Program for June 8th!!

Sierra Club meeting. Sunday, June 8 

Courtney Eparvier, Curator at the Audubon Zoo, will discuss the Palm Oil crisis. it's production, it's global impact, efforts being made to slow down deforestation, and what consumers can do to help.
Countless acres of tropical forests are being destroyed to make way for palm oil plantations. The existence of tropical forests, orangutans and other wildlife is threatened. Palm oil is an ingredient in many candies and other food products. 

Social and refreshments at 6:30 in the Audubon Zoo Nims Center, near the statue of Audubon. 
7 PM - Speaker
Free and open to all. Parking free, safe, and plentiful
Call 504-307-0187 with any questions

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