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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

News Articles March 2015

March 6, 2015 |

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 plantations … Read More

News Articles February 2015

February 5, 2015 |

Sumatran Rhino, mum and baby resting. The Sumatran Rhino should be the poster child for the top 10 species most under threat due to deforestation for palm oil plantations: 30 left in Borneo and an estimated 80 in the wild … Read More

News Articles January 2015

January 7, 2015 |

The gorgeous Phillipine Tarsier. Tarsiers are affected by deforestation. The Phillipines has some Palm Oil plantations and  plan to increase these. The rainforests and mangroves are home to 49 animal and 56 plant species threatened with extinction. Photograph: used with … Read More