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Norway to Ban Deforestation-Linked Palm Oil Biofuels in Historic Vote

Categories: Articles:Environment | Published: 12/12/2018 | Views: 381

The Norwegian parliament voted this week to make Norway the world's first country to bar its biofuel industry from importing deforestation-linked palm oil starting in 2020, The Independent reported.

The parliamentary decision, which is set to come into force from 2020, has been welcomed as a victory in the fight to save rainforests, prevent climate change and protect endangered orang-utans.

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