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Palm oil, killer of all of us - #SciChallenge2017

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Fluence of palm oil on human body, world biodiversity and ecosystems. #SciChallenge2017

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Palm oil, killer of all of us - #SciChallenge2017

  1. 1. PALM OIL, killer of all of us Aleš Fajstaver
  2. 2. Plantations • burning tropical rain forest (over 50% of trf is gone) destroying of ecosystems extinction of animal species (both species of orangutan are critically endangered) • fertilizing and irrigationing of palms using of pesticids → dangerous to health soil erosion (no deep roots) nothing to grow after palms → creation of wastelands
  3. 3. Why is palm oil harmful? • 49g/100g of saturated fatty acids → clogged arteries • clogged arteries → hardening of the arteries → heart attack • Also related with cause of diabetes mellitus and inflammations
  4. 4. Where to find it? Almost everywhere. • Food • sweet biscuits • chocolate toppings • hazelnut and chocolate spreads • ice cream • instant soups • baby formulas • butter • Cosmetics • soap • shampoo • lotion • lipstick • mascara • toothpaste • Other • animal food • industrial greases • biofuels
  5. 5. Palm oil in numbers • 85% of all plantations - Malaysia + Indonesia • 1500-5000 orangutans were killed cause of eating seedlings of oil palm • 25-30 years - life expectancy of oil palm • production period – 15 years • 3x cheaper than rapeseed oil and 2x cheaper than peanut oil • 626$ - price of 1t of palm oil • 5t/1hectare - ideal production of palm seeds (unreachable) • 1t/1hec. - rape seeds • 750kg/1hec. - sunflower seeds
  6. 6. Production of palm oil
  7. 7. Number of tropical rain forest on Kalimantan
  8. 8. Sources • https://www.google.cz/search?q=pesticid+people&espv=2&biw=1366&bih=613&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwidlLDgwajRAhVMWxQKHdhnApgQ_AUIBigB#tbm=isch&q=pesticid+people+health&imgrc=V8ah0r7VTawEbM%3A • http://ona.idnes.cz/palmovy-olej-vliv-na-zdravi-a-planetu-dwn-/zdravi.aspx?c=A150702_164004_zdravi_haa • http://www.greenpeace.org/czech/cz/Kampan/Ochrana-pralesu/Palmovy-olej/# • https://cs.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palmov%C3%BD_olej • http://www.rainforestconcern.org/rainforest_facts/why_are_they_being_destroyed/ • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tropical_rainforest#Deforestation • https://cs.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orangutan • http://ekolist.cz/cz/zpravodajstvi/zpravy/plantaze-palmoveho-oleje-nici-pralesy-i-obzivu-mistnich-obyvatel • https://www.google.cz/search?q=pesticid+people&espv=2&biw=1366&bih=613&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwidlLDgwajRAhVMWxQKHdhnApgQ_AUIBigB#tbm=isch&q=palm+tree+plantation&imgrc=Lne7dNJ-KkdsOM%3A • http://assets.worldwildlife.org/photos/936/images/story_full_width/forests-threat-palm-oilXL_257598.jpg?1345533734 • http://ekolist.cz/cz/zpravodajstvi/zpravy/plantaze-palmoveho-oleje-nici-pralesy-i-obzivu-mistnich-obyvatel • http://zdravi.euro.cz/clanek/sestra/trans-nenasycene-mastne-kyseliny-ve-vyzive-cloveka-429776 • https://www.google.cz/search?q=deforestation+malaysia&rlz=1C1OPRA_enCZ574CZ574&espv=2&biw=1366&bih=662&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwig6uX3ntbRAhUDVhQKHbUhD6EQ_AUIBigB#imgrc=1IdT-vMu0uinuM%3A • http://goodtoknow.media.ipcdigital.co.uk/111/0000081b7/75ea_orh100000w614/MilkyWay.jpg • https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/684090839446888448/BDslaYce.jpg • http://stoptheuseofpalmoil.weebly.com/uploads/2/9/9/0/29908035/8745282_orig.jpg • http://theirturn.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/earth-balance-justins.jpg • https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/6d/6e/3c/6d6e3cb25285448d3304fa7b2fccb55d.jpg • http://maritime.my/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/2.jpg • http://userscontent2.emaze.com/images/b1695e9e-1aa3-4aa7-ae97-e1b7507e15e5/3b94d384-68d6-424d-9aeb-193c52315eba.jpg

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