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Two 16 year-old Girl Scouts from Michigan have taken it upon themselves to try to convince their organization to stop using palm oil, a product that has been blamed for widespread rainforest destruction, in their famous cookies. The pair, Madison Vorva and Rhiannon Tomtishen, have created a petition on Change.org that is just a few hundred votes away from their 50,000 signature goal. The two first started their crusade five years ago and last year convinced the CEO of the Girl Scouts to institute the first ever palm oil policy, but Madison and Rhiannon say the policy isn’t enough and they want the ingredient completely eliminated from the cookie recipes.

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