Islanders urged to ditch palm oil products to help save orangutans

Conservationists working for Durrell are encouraging islanders to ditch products containing palm oil, to help save endangered orangutans.

Huge areas of rain forest are being cleared at an alarming rate to make way for palm oil plantations.

The conservation charity says palm oil is in half of all supermarket products, including food, cosmetics and cleaning products.

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