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Orangutan Rescued Amid Sea of Palm Oil

May 21, 2015 |

Orangutan Rescued Amid Sea of Palm Oil By Rhett A. Butler, Mongabay.com | May 7, 2015 Last Updated: May 7, 2015 12:19 pm 26

A large male Sumatran orangutan is released, some 50 kilometers from where he was rescued in … Read More

RSPO orders Golden Agri to stop new palm oil development

May 21, 2015 |

RSPO orders Golden Agri to stop new palm oil development The industry body RSPO has asked palm oil giant Golden Agri-Resources to stop acquiring or developing new land until it is satisfied the company has resolved issues relating to land … Read More

Banks and pension funds continue to bankroll deforestation and land grabs

May 12, 2015 |

Whether its food you’re putting in your mouth, or products you’re putting on your body, the probability is that half of them contain palm oil. That’s no accident, nor the result of some natural evolution in our eating habits and … Read More

Press Release: Expansion by Indonesia’s largest palm oil company frozen for disobeying RSPO standards

May 12, 2015 |

7 May, 2015 Palm oil conglomerate ordered to halt expansion of operations following multiple violations of RSPO standards. 7th May, 2015: The RSPO’s Complaints Panel has upheld the Forest Peoples Programme in its complaint against Golden Agri Resources, which was … Read More

News Articles, July 2014

July 18, 2014 |

News worthy articles collected by Palm Oil Action for the month of July 2014.

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12/07/2014 products on the basis of sustainable palm oil for the cosmetics industry

 

Influence of watershed-climate interactions on stream temperature, sediment yield, and … Read More

News Articles, February 2014

February 9, 2014 |

News worthy articles collected by Palm Oil Action for the month of February 2014. Highlights include protestors taking on Aldi, L’Oreal pledging for zero deforestation by 2020, but the PLN is looking to increase their palm oil production.

24/02/2014 UK … Read More

News Articles, January 2014

January 31, 2014 |

News worthy articles collected by Palm Oil Action for the month of January 2014. Highlights include the dangers of destroying the peatlands in favour of palm oil plantations, the road ahead for the RSPO, new sources of volunteers helping save … Read More

The Facts

January 15, 2014 |
  • Indonesia has the second highest rate of deforestation in the world.
  • Over 300 football fields of rainforest are destroyed every hour in South East Asia.
  • Clearing forest for palm oil plantations is the leading cause of deforestation.
  • Over 50 … Read More

News Articles, December 2013

December 31, 2013 |

News worthy articles collected by Palm Oil Action for the month of December 2013. Highlights include more threats to Orangutans coming out of the woodworks, the fight to setup heritage sites along with saving the people affected by palm oil … Read More

How You Can Help

December 19, 2013 |
  1. Support our current campaign, so that we can pressure Aldi to implement a sustainable and equitable palm oil policy.
  2. Order protest postcards to pressure companies marke Certified Sustainable Palm Oil and label palm oil.
  3. Volunteer for our current campaign targeting Aldi.
  4. Become … Read More