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Planet palm : how palm oil ended up in everything -- and endangered the world Book
Book | The New Press, New York : 2021.

  • 1 of 1 Copy Available at Libraries in Niagara Cooperative
  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Niagara-on-the-Lake 8794 ZUC Adult New Non-Fiction Copy hold / Volume hold Available

"Jocelyn C. Zuckerman spent years traveling the globe, from Liberia to Indonesia, India to Brazil, reporting on the human and environmental impacts of this poorly understood plant. The result is Planet Palm, a riveting account blending history, science, politics, and food as seen through the people whose lives have been upended by this hidden ingredient. This groundbreaking work of first-rate journalism compels us to examine the connections between the choices we make at the grocery store and a planet under siege"--

  • ISBN: 9781620975237
  • ISBN: 1620975238
  • Physical Description: 335 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : The New Press, 2021.
  • Bibliography, etc. Note:
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Formatted Contents Note:
    Part I: Unguent of Empire -- Goldie Goes In -- The Flavor of Home -- The Napoleon of Soap -- Playboys of the South China Sea -- Part II: Something's Rotten -- Silent Summers -- Caravan Dreams -- The World Is Fat -- Smog Over Singapore -- Part III: Fate of a Fruit -- Nutella and Other Smears -- Fight the Power.

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