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Nestlé needs to give rainforests a break by Chuck Baclagon

Need a break? Before you have one with a Kit Kat watch this video – ‘Have a break?‘ We need your help to get the rainforests a break and to help you spread the word we’ve launched this video spoof. It exposes the true cost behind having a break the Kit Kat way: you could be taking a bite out of Indonesia’s precious rainforests, thanks to Nestlé, maker of Kit Kat, using palm oil that comes from forest destruction.

This morning, protests took place across Europe as around 100 Greenpeace activists, some dressed as orang-utans, went to Nestlé’s headquarters and factories in the UK, Germany and the Netherlands. They called on Nestlé staff to urge the company to stop using palm oil that’s the result of forest destruction.

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Finnish action:Update by Chuck Baclagon
May 13, 2009, 6:42 am
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From Making Waves

All 32 activists at a palm oil diesel refinery in Porvoo, Finland have been arrested by police. 6 of the activists have already ben released and we are waiting for the release of the remaining activists.

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Early morning action by Chuck Baclagon
May 12, 2009, 11:47 am
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From Making Waves

Neste Oil’s plans for global leadership in palm oil diesel will drive massive rainforest destruction and climate change

Before most of us even had our first cup of coffee this morning, 32 activists from Finland and Sweden were up and taking action at a palm oil diesel refinery in Porvoo, Finland. Neste Oil, an oil refining company that is largely owned by the Finnish government, has plans to rapidly expand over the next three years – to become the world’s largest consumer of palm oil.

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