Palm oil: A new threat to Africa's monkeys and apes?

Most areas suitable for growing the oil crop are key habitats for primates, a study suggests.

The researchers, who are examining palm oil's possible effect on Africa's biodiversity, say consumers can help by choosing sustainably-grown palm oil.

Last updated on 21 August 2018

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Habitat loss and degradation
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals