Germany's most popular cooking oil comes from rapeseed. Pure, organic cold-pressed rapeseed oil is being milled at a plant in North Rhine-Westphalia.
A new WWF report says palm oil plantations drive destruction of biodiverse tropical forests, but substitute vegetable oils use even more land. The solution: Reduce demand. And maybe, in future, make oil from algae.
There are all sorts of dietary fats, from butter, to oils, to margarine. Though fats have a reputation for causing weight gain, they’re essential to cooking. The healthiest and most flavorful dietary fats.
Palm oil has become a major biofuel for EU vehicles, new figures show. But far from an eco-friendly alternative, biodiesel is 80 percent worse for the climate than fossil diesel, critics say. Will the EU change course?
Some plants can suck up and store heavy metals. They can help clean up contaminated soil and extract valuable metals from the ground by a process of phytomining - all without a pickaxe or shovel.
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