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Collective Actions, the Keyword for the 2020s in Assuring a Deforestation-free Palm Oil Industry: Experts

  Although forest loss in Indonesia has been decreasing for the third year running, deforestation was…

Draft Omnibus Law Risks Scuttling Indonesia’s Climate Commitment: Madani

This article was first published in The Forest Scribe, a sister website. Environmental group Yayasan Madani…

Commodities Other Than Palm Oil Under the Radar in Deforestation Issue

Research by CDP, an environmental non-profit and investment research provider, is showing that while palm oil…

The Geopolitics of Palm oil and Deforestation

*This article was first published By The Conversation Like other vegetable and animal fats, palm oil…

Musim Mas Tops 2018 Forest Heroes’ Green Cats ranking

Singapore-based major palm oil producer Musim Mas has topped the Green Cats scorecard that ranks major…

Absence of Universally-Accepted Definition Behind Debate on Deforestation Rate

The definition of what a forest entails can substantially impact the estimate of deforestation and forest…

A 10-point plan to stop tropical forest deforestation

The World Economic Forum-hosted Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 is advocating a 10-point plan to remove deforestation…

No, palm oil is not responsible for 40% of global deforestation

A little over a month ago, Indonesia’s Environment and Forestry Ministry sought to extend a moratorium on issuing…