OUTSIDE THE BOX:
Going shopping for Halloween candy? This resource from Colorado Spring's Cheyenne Mountain Zoo explains the links between Halloween candy (and packaged foods in general), palm oil, economics, and deforestation. www.cmzoo.org/conservation/orangutans-palm-oil/ For those who want to convert the learning to action, the zoo also has an app -- search for "Sustainable Palm Oil Shopping" in your app store -- that allows shoppers to scan the UPC on a product to see if its palm oil is sustainably sourced and "orangutan friendly."
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