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Oil palm plantations in Sabah, Malaysia. The palm oil industry maintains its product is "greening the planet" but the reality is more complex.
The commercial shows a typical office setting. A worker sits drearily at a desk, shredding ...
Island's plight went from local to global
In mid-January, Mongabay learned that the government of Papua New Guinea had
changed its mind: it would no longer allow Vitroplant Ltd. to deforest 70% of
Woodlark Island ...
Vitro Plant, a developer that planned to log 70 percent of Papua New Guinea's
Woodlark Island for oil palm plantations, has pulled out of the project reports
The National, a Papuan newspaper.
The apparent withdrawal could not be ...
Papua New Guinea has been accused of going from "eco hero" at Bali to "eco
zero" by allowing the felling of a large area of rainforest
on a remote island
for a palm oil plantation.
The accusation came as ...