The Palm Scribe

When being Adorable Costs Orangutan Their Freedom

After a long arduous journey by truck and boat in the oppressive heat of the tropics,…

Boycott the boycott

Supermarket chain Iceland Foods’ anti-palm oil Christmas campaign, which s become viral after it was banned…

Overlapping Concessions Jeopardize Borneo Orangutan Corridor

The biodiversity corridor is deemed necessary to connect the Sungai Putri forest block and the Gunung…

Boss of BOS Jamartin Sihite: Looking Forward to the End of Orangutan Conservation

For Jamartin Sihite, working in nature and environment conservation came naturally. From very early on, the…

Palm oil: scourge of the earth, or wonder crop?

If you happen to mention palm oil to most people outside of Asia you are unlikely…

People, palm oil, pulp, and planet: four perspectives on Indonesia’s fire-stricken peatlands

Peat means different things to different people. To many Irish people, it means fuel. To the…

Orangutans in and around palm oil plantations

How orangutan can exist in conservation areas near plantations and human settlements For some 47 orangutans…