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Palm Oil Action Australia | July 27, 2017

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September 2015 News Updates

October 22, 2015 |

Meet the Fishing Cat. While tigers get a lot of well-deserved press, Asia is also home to several smaller species of cat who could also become victims of the palm oil onslaught. Some of these cats are already listed as … Read More

August 2015 News Updates

September 16, 2015 |

Just beautiful. Dusky Leaf Monkeys are found primarily on the Malay Peninsula, including Thailand and southern Myanmar. Deforestation for Palm Oil plantations is rapidly destroying their habit. Status: Near-Threatened. And yes, their babies are born orange, they’re not the result … Read More

Deforestation in Asia and Africa: Palm Oil Giant Wilmar Resorts to “Dirty Tricks”

July 30, 2015 |

By Forest Peoples Programme Global Research, July 08, 2015 Forest Peoples Programme 8 July 2015 Region: Asia Theme: Culture, Society & History

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World’s largest palm oil trading company, Wilmar International Ltd., under scrutiny as … Read More

News Updates July 2015

July 30, 2015 |

Snoozy Malaysian Sunbear, one of the many animals whose home is being destroyed by palm oil plantations.  Photo by Bill Smith



  • 8/07/2015 French Minister Puts Spotlight on Sustainability
  •  8/07/2015 Deforestation in Asia and Africa: Palm Oil … Read More

Consumers willing to pay sharp premium for wildlife-friendly palm oil, claims study

July 17, 2015 |

Consumers willing to pay sharp premium for wildlife-friendly palm oil, claims study tesco supermarket

A new study claims consumers who are willing to pay for a premium for products that are produced without converting forests into plantations could encourage … Read More

BASF presents broad portfolio of surfactants at CESIO Congress in Istanbul

June 15, 2015 |

Jun 1, 2015

BASF reveals new possibilities for many applications and industries at booth 150 BASF experts offer insights into the latest surfactant development and research

Istanbul, Turkey – June 1, 2015 – BASF is participating in the … Read More

June 2015 News Updates

June 15, 2015 |

Indrah the Sumatran Tiger – because we can never get enough of what we may shortly not have at all. Photo By Nichollas Harrison (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons  

  •  18/06/2015 Nutellagate: French minister apologises … Read More

International body freezes expansion of palm oil giant

June 3, 2015 |

Copyright: Chris Stowers / Panos

Speed read

  • The RSPO was set up in 2004 to enforce legal standards in the palm oil industry
  • Forest Peoples Programme filed the complaint for land grabbing in October … Read More

May 2015 News Updates

May 9, 2015 |

The very lovely Southern Red Muntjac or Barking Deer, widespread throughout Southeast Asia. Although at this stage this deer’s survival status is not considered a risk, ( a subspecies of Muntjac, Fea’s Muntjac, is very much at risk); the forests … Read More

News Updates April 2015

April 7, 2015 |

Sunda Clouded Leopard,one of 5 Asian cats threatened by Palm Oil Plantations. Photo by: Spencer77, Flikr Creative Commons  News

30/04/2015 Healthy herd of Banteng found in oil palm estate:

27/04/2015 LIBERIA: Forest Peoples Requested to Provide Answers:

6/04/2015 … Read More