The environmental headache in your shampoo | Curio

The environmental headache in your shampoo

11 mins | Sep 26, 2020

Palm oil is an environmental scourge — could plant biology have the solution? One closer look at over half of the products we can find in a supermarket, and it becomes abundantly clear how dependent we have become on the palm tree and its oil. Ironically, as much as this gives, it also destroys. In Nautilus, biologists Anastasia Bendebury and Michael Shilo Delay analyse this paradigm and observe potential ways in which we can reboot our relationship with palm oil.

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