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28/8/2014
Last week, I was in Indonesia. I'd travelled there to work with colleagues in Jakarta and Sumatra on our continuing campaign to end the devastation of the country's magnificent rainforests. But after an extremely intense few days, I left ...   
27/1/2014
For those watching the world’s largest corporations, 2013 was extraordinary. Under pressure from NGOs, a slew of global companies that are number one in their industries made unprecedented commitments to better environmental and social behavior. ...   
5/2/2013
Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), the company at the centre of a decades-long campaign against its logging activities, has today committed to end all deforestation of natural forests. The company today published a new "Forest Conservation Policy" ...   
10/3/2012
When the United Nations process on climate change unveiled the program known as Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) three years ago, it was hailed by its architects as “an effort to create a financial value for the ...   
28/12/2011
2011 was designated as "Year of the Forests" by the United Nations. While there was relatively little progress on intergovernmental forest protection programs during the year, a lot happened elsewhere. Below is a look at some of the biggest ...   
6/12/2011
Two Indonesian plantation companies have signed an agreement to train workers not to kill or injure orangutans and other protected species. The agreement was brokered by the Indonesian government between Orangutan Foundation ...   
17/11/2011
Palm oil and publicity has long been a corrosive mix and now the renowned economist and sustainable development expert Jeffrey Sachs has felt its sting. The tale is a complicated but instructive one, weaving together the world's biggest ...   
24/10/2011
Last week, I was in Indonesia. I'd travelled there to work with colleagues in Jakarta and Sumatra on our continuing campaign to end the devastation of the country's magnificent rainforests. But after an extremely intense few days, I left ...   
1/10/2011
AT a low-key meeting with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's most trusted advisers at the UN General Assembly in New York this month, Australia strengthened its commitment to one of the world's most ambitious environmental ...   
5/7/2011
Despite palm oil's meteoric rise as a global commodity, the industry is beset by its problematic association with rainforest clearance, indigenous rights violations and the extinction of species like the Orangutan.This has prompted ...   
4/4/2011
The World Bank is planning to cut funding for fossil fuel plants to all but the poorest countries, and will instead emphasise the benefits of renewables as part of a major new energy strategy. The news suggests a major shift in the ...   
22/11/2010
Approximately six months ago, campesino farmers in Trujillo, Colon organized in the Campesino Movement of the Aguan, the MCA, were awarded provisional title to a farm which neighbors their community, as part of a long standing negotiation with ...   
2/11/2010
Two new power stations that use a fuel critics say contributes to the destruction of rainforest in south-east Asia may be built in the UK through subsidies added to customer bills. The two plants in the south of England would run on palm ...   
2/9/2010
US fast food giant Burger King said Thursday it would no longer buy palm oil from Sinar Mas or its subsidiaries after Greenpeace campaigned against the Indonesian group's land-clearing practices. Burger King joins the likes of Unilever, ...   
27/4/2010
Greenpeace on Tuesday disclosed what it said was new evidence showing Indonesia's biggest palm oil producer Sinar Mas broke a pledge not to destroy forest rich in carbon and wildlife.Activists from the environmental group said they had ...   
4/3/2010
Palm oil plantations play a major role in the growing problems of deforestation and greenhouse gas emissions in Indonesia and tropical woodlands around the world. Last week's gathering of the International Conference on Oil Palm and Environment ...   
22/2/2010
The International Union for Conservation of Nature estimates that the population has declined by 50% in recent decades and the Indonesian government admits that 50,000 orangutans have died as a result of de-forestation. A BBC Panorama ...   
10/12/2009
At the Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Indigenous participants are increasingly concerned about REDD. REDD stands for “Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation”. The idea, as agreed by United Nations climate ...   
8/12/2009
Deal On Forests Likely, But.., Inter Press Service
As debate ratchets up ahead of working out a climate change deal, a Dutch study says emissions from deforestation and land degradation are far lower than has been assumed. Will this have an impact on a deal to protect forests in ...   
21/5/2009
Palm oil is slippery stuff. It's in biscuits and shampoo, biodiesel and margarine, soap and, well, roughly a third of everything you buy at the supermarket. And most of it is grown on land previously covered by rainforest in Malaysia and ...   
2/5/2009
It's an invisible ingredient, really, palm oil. You won't find it listed on your margarine, your bread, your biscuits or your KitKat. It's there though, under "vegetable oil". And its impact, 7,000 miles away, is very visible indeed. The ...   
12/2/2009
With fat-cat bankers on both sides of the Atlantic about as popular as a sneeze in an elevator you might imagine they would be especially careful with their reputation in any aspect of what they do that does not involve losing billions. Maybe ...   
1/2/2009
Unilever, the world's largest buyer of palm oil, would publicly call for a moratorium on deforestation by Indonesian growers of the coveted oil used in food, soaps, detergents, cosmetics and biofuel. The expansion of oil palm plantations is ...   
14/11/2008
Greenpeace today prevented the loading of crude palm oil on the Isola Corallo, a Rotterdam-bound tanker in Dumai, Indonesia's main palm oil export port. Greenpeace is calling upon the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), which meets in Bali ...   
10/10/2008
Environmental campaign group Friends of the Earth (FOE) has hit out at the failure of governments in the UK and Malaysia to adequately police the production of palm oil which it claims is leading to deforestation and contributing to climate ...   

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