The Palm Scribe

Orchid conservation in palm oil

Orchids are well known as elegant flowers across the world and is widely prized. There are…

Zero-burning policy hurts small farmers – a flexible approach is needed

To tackle the ongoing disaster of fires and haze that harm human health and the environment, since…

Giant lizards are thriving on Borneo’s oil palm plantations

Oil palm trees plague the once untouched and wild island of Borneo. Towering rainforests have been…

Is palm oil bad? Debate on palm oil nutritional benefits

Palm oil is the most widely-produced vegetable oil in the world. Which means, most of the…

Decades of experience refute argument that planting damages peatland

With the relentless global pressure over environmental destruction and degradation the Indonesian government has moved to…

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…