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Let’s Talk About Palm Oil with Katie Major – Brain Snack Session

Can I or can’t I buy products that contain palm oil? Few people know what palm oil is and even less have heard of sustainable palm oil. This controversial topic is often associated with deforestation and orangutans. Does it make sense to completely boycott using products with palm oil? This talk will address the complexities of the palm oil industry, the need to support sustainable palm oil and the work undertaken by Bristol Zoological Society.

Katie Major is the Conservation Psychologist and Campaigns Manager at Bristol Zoological Society. She manages the Supporting Sustainable Palm Oil campaign, leads the Global Alliance for Sustainable Palm Oil, and is part of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria Palm Oil Working Group and UK Roundtable on Sourcing Sustainable Palm Oil.  With an MSc in Primate Conservation, she has also worked with indigenous hunter-gatherers in the Philippines.

Brain Food Series

This event is part of Bristol Food Connections Brain Food series, a vibrant and diverse programme of talks and debates getting us to think more consciously about what we eat.

 

This week, Brain Food talks are available at 2-for-1. Come with a friend!

 

Paper tickets for this event can be purchased in person at the Info Point of Colston Hall between the following hours:

Thursday 13 – Saturday 15  June:  10AM – 5PM

Sunday 16 June:  11AM – 5PM

Monday 17 – Thursday 20 June:  11AM – 2PM 

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    Let’s Talk About Palm Oil with Katie Major – Brain Snack Session

    Theme: Brain Food, Festival Hub
    Venue: Colston Hall
    On: Sunday 16th June
    Time: 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
    Address: Ground Floor, Restaurant Space, Colston Hall, Colston Street, Bristol BS1 5AR
    Cost: £5

    Can I or can’t I buy products that contain palm oil? Few people know what palm oil is and even less have heard of sustainable palm oil. This controversial topic is often associated with deforestation and orangutans. Does it make sense to completely boycott using products with palm oil? This talk will address the complexities of the palm oil industry, the need to support sustainable palm oil and the work undertaken by Bristol Zoological Society.

    Katie Major is the Conservation Psychologist and Campaigns Manager at Bristol Zoological Society. She manages the Supporting Sustainable Palm Oil campaign, leads the Global Alliance for Sustainable Palm Oil, and is part of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria Palm Oil Working Group and UK Roundtable on Sourcing Sustainable Palm Oil.  With an MSc in Primate Conservation, she has also worked with indigenous hunter-gatherers in the Philippines.

    Brain Food Series

    This event is part of Bristol Food Connections Brain Food series, a vibrant and diverse programme of talks and debates getting us to think more consciously about what we eat.

     

    This week, Brain Food talks are available at 2-for-1. Come with a friend!

     

    Paper tickets for this event can be purchased in person at the Info Point of Colston Hall between the following hours:

    Thursday 13 – Saturday 15  June:  10AM – 5PM

    Sunday 16 June:  11AM – 5PM

    Monday 17 – Thursday 20 June:  11AM – 2PM 

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