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Is Nutella Causing Deforestation? Find Out Why A French Minister Is Urging People To Stop Eating The Chocolate Hazelnut Goodness!

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Is Nutella bad for the environment???

Whether it's taking shorter showers or using energy efficient light bulbs, people are usually willing to make small changes to help save the environment!

But France's ecology minister might be asking a bit too much of humankind as she's urging people to STOP buying Nutella!

That's right! In a recent interview on Monday, Ségolène Royal claimed that people should avoid buying their favorite chocolate hazelnut spread because it contains the ingredient palm oil.

[ Related: French Court Won't Allow Parents To Name Their Kid 'Nutella!' ]

If you're wondering why that's such a big deal, it's because trees are now being replaced with oil palms to create more Nutella, which is contributing to deforestation in certain areas.

Ferrero, the company that creates Nutella, did NOT take long to respond to these claims as they released a statement on Tuesday saying they

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Sumatran Tigers Are Going Extinct… And It's Our Fault!

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Not us personally but humans in general.

A new study has found that the Sumatran tigers are getting closer to extinction because of human activities.

The problem is mainly

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208 New Species Discovered Last Year

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The Mekong River region of Southeast Asia, a biodiverse region, is threatened by deforestation, habitat loss, overdevelopment and climate change.

Yet researchers were still able to find 208 new species there.

Out of the new species, some of the coolest were a "psychedelic gecko" and a nose-less monkey with an Elvis style hair-do.

A researcher said:

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