Indigenous, community and civil society leaders are calling on Europe to take action on the global palm oil supply chain, which is held responsible for all manner of social and environmental problems.
Two vessels collided in the Pearl River Estuary, sending 1000 tons of palm oil spilling into the water.
Palm oil is found in everything from food to cosmetics. Its rise to the status of the most widely consumed vegetable oil has had devastating effects on forests, wildlife - and most recently some of Hong Kong's beaches.
Palm oil is often synonymous with deforestation, pollution and bad agricultural practices. But an example from Sierra Leone shows that it doesn't have to be.
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