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24851. 07/07/2008
   
07/07/2008 (Live Mint.com), Mumbai - India may increase edible oil imports by more than 80% till October, straining global stockpiles, to meet a shortfall in domestic supplies and cool the fastest inflation in 13 years, a commodity trader said.
24852. 07/07/2008
   
06/07/2008 (The Post Chronicle) - Just what is it that makes erstwhile respectable scientists sacrifice the ideals of science and the commitment to truth and objective analysis to the god of political expediency? Nowhere is this more apparent than in the pronouncements of environmental scientists on the issue of global warming and climate change. Environmental scientists are becoming so obsessed with the righteousness of their cause that they are damning those who wish to use science as an objective tool in public policy decisions.
24853. 07/07/2008
   
05/07/2008 (Mongabay.com) - Orangutan populations have fallen sharply on the two islands where they still live, reports a new study published in the journal Oryx.
24854. 07/07/2008
   
05/07/2008 (Telegraph.co.uk) - Orang-utans are in even greater decline than previously thought, with the latest study showing their numbers dropping sharply in Malaysia and Indonesia.
24855. 07/07/2008
   
05/07/2008 (The Jakarta Post, Jakarta) - The Trade Ministry is in talks with the country's crude palm oil (CPO) producers over a revision to the current policy for the commodity's export duty.
24856. 07/07/2008
   
05/07/2008 (Scoop.com) - What is it with environmental organizations, politicians, bureaucrats, quasi-scientists (junk, pseudo- or just bad), with their dire predictions of apocalyptic climate change – claims that swamp the media, generating unnecessary alarm and panic? They are seized upon by media, hungry for eye-catching stories.
24857. 07/07/2008
   
04/07/2008 (Africa Science News Service) - Oil palm is a new cash crop being re-introduced in Africa, and Uganda has taken the lead in the region, through a project that has not only started changing the livelihoods of people on the Islands, but also to rehabilitate the deforested land, due to human activities around lake Victoria.
24858. 04/07/2008
   
04/07/2008 (The Financial Express) - Leveraging on the increased attention on edible oils, Oil Palm India, the Kerala-based public sector venture established to promote oil palm cultivation in the nation, is all set to increase its production through massive re-plantation schemes and by bringing more area under cultivation. Increasing profitability and importance has prompted the company also to add a refining plant to produce refined palm oil and a processing plant to process palm kernel oil.
24859. 04/07/2008
   
03/07/2008 (Science Daily) - Endangered wild orangutan (Pongo spp.) populations are declining more sharply in Sumatra and Borneo than previously estimated, according to new findings published this month by Great Ape Trust of Iowa scientist Dr. Serge Wich and other orangutan conservation experts in Oryx – The International Journal of Conservation.
24860. 04/07/2008
   
03/07/2008 (Lankan Business Online) - Sri Lanka's Watawala Plantations is diversifying into fruit cultivation, dairy farming and marketing bottled water, given the growing need for food and rising prices, a senior official said.
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