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  • Sustainable Success: RSPO Certified Company Preserves Local Resources

    On Balance – December 02, 2014

    Guatemala’s palm oil industry is growing—and fast. Landscapes that were once covered with cotton and sugar are now ripe with oil palm. Yet agricultural expansion often comes at the expense of critical ecosystems, many of which provide habitat for endangered species and freshwater for local communities. In some cases, rivers and streams carry agricultural run-off all the way to the Mesoamerican Reef—the largest transnational reef in the world—threatening the region and the species that live there.

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  • This and No More: Freezing the Footprint of Food

    On Balance – November 12, 2014
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  • More Food, Less Water

    On Balance – October 09, 2013
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