From shining sea to shining sea…

…across the world’s third largest island.

Taking off from Lahad Datu, east coast of Sabah, Borneo
Mangroves, coastal protection and the nursery for so much sea life
The death of irreplaceable rainforest, the birth of monoculture oil palm and wealth and your soap
What was there before the oilpalm – rainforest and a remarkable biodiversity
 
Coming in to landing at Kota Kinabalu on the west coast

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From shining sea to shining sea… — 3 Comments

  1. Probably. It's in just about all detergents and many many other things – cosmetics, lubricating grease and oils, cooking oils and margarines, candles, printing ink, glue, for example.

    Without the oil palm industry, countries like Malaysia would be screwed. But the enviromental impact of replacing rainforest with monoculture of any kind is heartbreaking too…

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