Honesty, Politics and Deforestation

By Denys Munang* Much has been said about the “Impending Palm Oil Ban by the EU” and it is disheartening for me to see the way this whole episode has morphed into something bigger than it really is. First of all, I see much confusion about what the issue really is....

Which Vegetable Oil Is The Most Sustainable?

In the wake of a series of boycott against palm oil by a number of European retailer and mounting restriction against the commodity as a biofuel in the European Union, For Free Choice Institute, an Italy-based platform that defends individual freedom of choice and...

Green Cheater

In the wake of another action by Greenpeace activists in Italy, chaining themselves in front of a factory in Northern Italy, the For Free Choice Institute is issuing another opinion piece. The piece has been slightly edited to meet standards of The Palm Scribe. The...

Greenpeace or GreenWar?

In palm oil-producing countries, including the world’s top producer Indonesia, Greenpeace’s recent series of actions, linked to a anti-palm oil campaign by a British supermarket chain and the boarding of a palm oil tanker ship bound for Europe, is being seen as...