The Palm Scribe

IPB Researchers may have found a Palm Oil Solution to Peatland Fires

Indonesia has been plagued by annual forest and ground fires, most of them taking place in…

Watchdog wants RSPO members operating on peatlands to form forum

BANGKOK – Palm oil watchdog Sawit Watch is calling on the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil…

One Million Hectares of Palm Oil Plantations Found in Primary Forests and Peatland

The Sustainable Madani Foundation said that it has found more than one million hectares of palm…

Study Finds Increasing Peat Soil Conversion for Oil Palms

A three-year study conducted in Indonesia’s Central and West Kalimantan provinces found that there was an…

New RSPO Principles and Criteria Carries Stricter Measures on Peatlands

A new proposed Principles and Criteria for the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) carries more…

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…

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…