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Palm Oil Action Australia | May 28, 2017

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Palm oil plantations displace more than orang-utans

April 5, 2017 |

 

Note: Due to copyright reasons we were unable to reprint this article in full, but we were given permission to publish an excerpt from the full article titled “Palm Abhor” printed on Saturday 1st April 2017 in the Saturday … Read More

Complaint against a palm oil company in Papua held in limbo by RSPO

February 2, 2017 |

news.mongabay.com Complaint against a palm oil company in Papua held in limbo by RSPO

A complaint lodged earlier this year about alleged abuses by a palm oil company in Indonesian Papua has raised questions over the credibility of the industry’s … Read More

October 2016 News Updates

February 2, 2017 |

 

A baby Sunda Pangolin. Already listed as Endangered due to hunting for the traditional medicine and restaurant trades, the Sunda Pangolin faces another threat that may well see it become extinct: habitat loss from forest clearing for palm oil … Read More

September 2016 News Updates

November 24, 2016 |

Cute is as cute does! A Clouded Leopard cub. There are two species of clouded leopard in Asia, one living in tropical lowland forest and the other in Sumatra and Borneo. Elusive and hard to track, researchers are still trying … Read More

Certifying destruction at the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil

November 15, 2016 |

iuf.org Certifying destruction at the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil

Labour and environmental rights defenders have long criticized the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), the organization claiming to promote sustainable palm oil production, for its loose standards for certifying … Read More

Oil palm production in Africa anaemic

November 15, 2016 |

graphic.com.gh Oil palm production in Africa anaemic — Alhassan Yakubu – Graphic Online – | 2016 Jessica Acheampong & Mildred Agyapong

The failure of African countries to produce oil palm to meet growing demand has resulted in the description … Read More

Greenpeace: Landcorp dropping palm feed is a ‘wake-up call’ for Fonterra

September 21, 2016 |

Greenpeace: Landcorp dropping palm feed is a ‘wake-up call’ for Fonterra Mon, Aug 8 share

Luke Appleby

ONE News Now Reporter

Greenpeace has welcomed Landcorp’s decision to stop using a common palm oil byproduct as cattle feed in New Zealand … Read More

July 2016 News Updates

August 22, 2016 |

What a cutie! A baby Sumatran Rhino. The smallest of the rhinos,  their bodies have hair, which is something we are not used to when looking at rhinos. With only around 30 in Borneo and 80 in Sumatra and none … Read More

June 2016 News Updates

August 9, 2016 |

The face of the magnificent Wreathed Hornbill. Although not currently considered endangered, the large-scale loss of habitat on Sumatra is starting to wreak havoc on the hornbill’s lifestyle.This is becoming an increasing concern for conservationists. Dubbed ‘the farmer’s of … Read More

May 2016 News Updates

July 1, 2016 |

The Malayan sunbear, also known as the honeybear,  is classified as vulnerable by the IUCN, due to the large-scale destruction of its habitat in the last 30 years. This bear is another victim of the race for palm oil gold. … Read More