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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

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:

http://www.dailyexpress.com.my/news.cfm?NewsID=99390

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

http://www.gnnliberia.com/articles/2015/04/27/liberia-forest-peoples-requested-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

News Items for December 2014

December 17, 2014 |

Pygmy Elephants Photo: By Cede Prudente, World Wildlife Fund, Malaysia. [CC BY 2.5 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5)], via Wikimedia Commons

 

 

20/12/2014 UK demand for sustainable palm oil rises – experts respond to Defra report:

http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2014/dec/19/sustainable-palm-oil-rises-experts-defra-report

18/12/2014 FDF guide aims to boost … Read More