Segment 4: Cultivation of Olive Trees and Sustainability (6 minutes) 

Unlike the plants used to produce most other common cooking oils, olive trees are permanent crops that are not replanted every year. This segment addresses the cultivation and protection of olive trees, which are often produced in biodiverse “forests.”

Q&A: During the Q&A commentary on this segment, the hosts address the sustainability study prepared by the IOC, which quantified the extent to which olive trees are carbon sinks.

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