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Replanting oil palm may be driving a second wave of biodiversity loss

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PHYS ORG A palm oil plantation in Malaysia, poisoned to make way for new growth. CEphoto, Uwe Aranas The environmental impact of palm oil production has been well publicized. Found in everything from food to cosmetics, the deforestation, ecosystem decline and biodiversity loss  associated with its use is a serious cause for concern. What many people may not know, however, is... story here.