PRESS RELEASE: Palm oil giant Wilmar resorts to dirty tricks

Jakarta: Oil palm giant Wilmar International Ltd. (F34.SI / WLIL.SI) stands accused of resorting to ‘dirty tricks’ in its dealings with communities. T...

Press Release: Palm oil regulator asked to investigate illegal land grabs by Wil...

Kalimantan: Acting on behalf of local indigenous communities, on 11th May 2015 human rights and environmental organization Lingkaran Advokasidan Riset...

Banks and pension funds continue to bankroll deforestation and land grabs

It’s right to hold destructive palm oil companies to account, but until we look to the organizations funding their activities we’re missing an importa...

Tropical peatland carbon losses from oil palm plantations may be underestimated

Draining tropical peatlands for oil palm plantations may result in nearly twice as much carbon loss as official estimates, according to a new study by...

Palm oil & biodiversity loss

Large-scale conversion of tropical forests to oil palm plantations has a devastating impact on a huge number of plant and animal species. Specific ...

Peatland: Wrong for palm oil development, right for community management

Indonesian peatland communities call for recognition of their rights and traditional knowledge in managing peatlands “We, the representatives of pe...

Declining palm oil prices: Good news and bad news for smallholders

Declining crop prices usually spell bad news for farmers, and poor smallholders in particular. The drop in the price of palm oil from a recent high of...

As Palm Oil Farms Expand, It’s A Race To Save Indonesia’s Orangutans...

On a hillside on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, about 50 red-haired refugees are learning how to be orangutans once again. The country's booming pa...

Palm Crop Optimists Seen by Mistry Overlooking Harvest Risk

Palm oil output forecasts that show the Malaysian harvest expanding to a record are too optimistic, according to Dorab Mistry, who signaled that inves...

Palm Oil Update Indonesia: CPO Export & Prices Weaker in January 2015

Indonesian crude palm oil (CPO) exports rose about 15 percent year-on-year (y/y) to 1.8 million tons in January 2015 from the same month last year. Ho...

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