Palm Oil Investigations

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Welcome to Palm Oil Investigations. We educate about the impacts of unregulated palm oil.  

We are not against palm oil, we are against deforestation for palm oil. 

We are a volunteer not for profit organisation.

Over 250 voluntary hours a week go into maintaining our Facebook page and working on all the projects behind the scenes : eg. phone app, research, website maintenance, working with companies to help them change sourcing and numerous other tasks which are necessary for organisation to be successful. 

You can help us by donating via paypal 

or direct deposit to Palm Oil Investigations Incorporated BSB  633000 Acc No 150761179 

Palm Oil Investigations has rapidly become the largest and most powerful consumer movement to tackle the palm oil crisis head on.   Any donation be it large or small is greatly appreciated. 

We now have a Web Store

What is on the horizon for Palm Oil Investigations Inc?

  • Free palm oil product barcode scanner app for iPhone and Android.  Launch date announced soon.

  • Palm Oil Investigations Incorporated official Trade Mark for brands.  If you are a brand seeking our endorsement for your palm oil free or certified palm oil products.  Contact us for further details.

  • Palm oil free and certified palm oil ingredient consultation services.  Coming soon.

  • School Education programme with Natalie Sady.

  • Orangutan Crisis Foundation.  Currently registered as Not For Profit organisation and awaiting official charity status approval.

Dr Jane Goodall is heading to Australia

A global icon of our time, Dr Goodall, once dubbed ‘the woman who redefined man’, has changed perceptions of primates, people, and the connection between the two. Over the past two decades however, Dr Goodall has become an international voice for much more, from climate change and habitat destruction to GMO food production and farming.


once-in-a-lifetime experience to hear Dr Goodall talk through highlights of her amazing life and career. From catching the attention of the world (and National Geographic) as a young woman living amongst the chimpanzees in deepest Africa to travelling the globe for 300 days per year as a determined and passionate conservationist, humanitarian and UN Messenger of Peace. 

The Jane Goodall Institute Australia is pleased to announce the Australian Tour of Dr Jane Goodall DBE from May 31st to June 8th 2014. Dr Goodall will travel to Australia for three exclusive live shows, titled JANE GOODALL – CELEBRATING HER 80TH YEAR in Sydney, Melbourne and Australia Zoo on the Sunshine Coast.

Tickets available through and selling fast.  Don't miss this amazing opportunity.  

Palm Oil Investigations will be there, will you!  and please like the Jane Goodall Institute Australia Facebook Page  

Green Lifestyle Magazine

Founder & President of Palm Oil Investigations Lorinda Jane and Jessica McKelson from Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme talk about palm oil in the latest Green Lifestyle Magazine. March/April 2014 issue...on sale from 27 February, 2014 Available Australia-wide in Bunnings, newsagents, independent supermarkets and selected retail stores for $9.95.

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Introducing Natalie Sady

Natalie Sady is passionate about the palm oil crisis and the plight of the critically endangered Orangutans and is coming on board with Palm Oil Investigations to help us spread the word about the palm oil crisis.

Over the last decade, Natalie has been a successful Melbourne Model and TV presenter. Over the last decade she has been an actress, model, presenter and spokesperson. 

Natalie is passionate about spreading the word on the palm oil issue to the future generations of Australians via an educational presentation which will be ready for schools and clubs later in the year. 

The programme will be carefully structured to ensure it caters to the appropriate age groups. 

Please give Natalie's Facebook Page a like

Orangutan Crisis Foundation

Palm Oil Investigations Incorporated has now registered the Orangutan Crisis Foundation as a Not For Profit organisation and will soon have official charity status.

Orangutan Crisis Foundation will be taking fundraising to new level.

We at Palm Oil Investigations have come to understand that saving the Orangutan from extinction is going to take money and a lot of it.  Our aim is to secure habitat for safe sanctuaries and provide urgent funds to the NGO's on the ground when crisis situations arise.  We guarantee that all funds raised will go directly where it is needed.  

If you are a business that would like to get involved.  Please contact us at

Please like our Orangutan Crisis Foundation Facebook page in preparation for our official launch.  

Thank you to Jenny Allen at Mojito Creative for design of our OCF logo.

Greenpeace launches campaign against Procter & Gamble.

Five billion people use protects by Procter & Gamble, including Head & Shoulders shampoo. This is making consumers unknowingly part of an environmental scandal.  Procter & Gamble  purchase  palm oil from companies that are destroying Indonesia’s ancient forests, Head & Shoulders cannot guarantee its products are free from forest destruction!  Other brands under the Procter and Gamble parent company include  Pantene, Herbal Essence, Covergirl, Oral B, Wella, Gilette shaving creams and more.  Take action now.      

Musicians come together to help save the Orangutans.
Some of Australia’s most talented musicians and artists have joined forces to release the exquisite Nightingale Floor single alongside two distinguished short films in a bid to raise funds for the Orangutan Land Trust and highlight the plight of the orangutans. 
Brisbane musician Sallie Campbell kick-started the project last year, enlisting a host of gifted creatives friends to join her (including, actress Sarah Snook, writer/ director David Barker, Kate Miller-Heidke on vocals and producer Daniel Denholm -Powderfinger, Whitlams) to help raise awareness of the impact unsustainable palm oil is having on the world’s orangutan population.
An arts project to raise awareness about unsustainable Palm Oil. Visit to donate and download music and 2 videos.

With Love from Indonesia
Support us by purchasing a beautiful Eggpicnic design 
15% of sales are donated to Palm Oil Investigations to assist us with our running costs.
visit the Eggpicnic online store to purchase

With love from Indonesia

Orangutan felt character 

Borneo Pygmy Elephant felt character

Person of the forest

Watch Green & educate yourself about the impacts of Palm Oil     The most informative short film ever made on this crisis.

Her name is Green, she is alone in a world that does not belong to her.  She is a female orangutan, victim of deforestation and resource exploitation.  This film is an emotional journey of Green's final days, it is a visual ride presenting the treasures of rainforest biodiversity and the devastating impacts of logging and land clearing for palm plantations. - Winner of 36 Film Awards - 

GREEN - A film by Patrick Rouxel

“Green” is about the rainforest of Indonesia. It is 48 min long, it is available for free download and copyright free for all non commercial screenings. The film has no narration, it is thus accessible to all nationalities. It was produced independently and free of all commercial or political attachment. Please don’t hesitate to screen the film wherever you feel appropriate.

Visit the Green Website.  Read the Q & A interview with film maker Patrick Rouxel to learn more about the making of Green.

Liquid Ivory aka palm oil is driving Sumatran Elephants to extinction.
Watch the video and learn why.