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How do we go palm oil free?
It is a wonder product used in everything from confectionery to construction. But our addiction to palm oil is costing the Earth due to the harm it does to the rainforests. Can we replace it?
January 14, 2020

From algae to yeast: the quest to find an alternative to palm oil
The race is on to develop an eco-friendly substitute for palm oil but, as Ecover discovered, the path can be bumpy
September 29, 2017 | The Guardian

Green algae found in UAE could produce alternative to palm oil
The trade in palm oil and plantations in Asia have been criticised by environmental groups for clearing of millions of hectares of forest land
August 21, 2017 | The National

New Alga Discovered In Colorado — Will Possibly Extend Biodiesel Production Northwards
Researchers have discovered a new type of yellow-green algae — heterococcus sp. DN1 — that could potentially be a good source for biodiesel production and allow biodiesels to be produced much further north than they are now.
June 5, 2013 | CleanTechnica