Newly Passed Forest Bill 2015 Reinforces MPOC’s Conservation Efforts in Sarawak

The Sarawak Government recently passed its Forest Bill 2015, which was tabled on 22 April 2015. This new legislation addresses illegal deforestation a...

Palm Oil: Good or Bad?

All around the world, palm oil consumption is increasing. However, it is a highly controversial food. On one hand, it’s reported to provide several he...

Malaysia Reiterates Commitments Towards Climate Change Reduction at UN Climate S...

Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, the Prime Minister of Malaysia has recently reiterated Malaysia's commitment towards reducing its carbon intensity by 40% ...

The Truth About Palm Oil: Malaysia’s Sustainable Gift to the World

Responsibly cultivated palm oil is more environmentally beneficial than any other oil crop. Malaysia is a world model for sustainable palm oil product...

Palm Oil – How It Has Helped the Orang Asli Community to Improve Their Liv...

Palm oil plantations have been labelled as a major contributor towards deforestation and biodiversity loss in the tropical regions. Besides loss of bi...

Oil Palm Cannot Be the Main Driver of Deforestation

The often heard statement that 'oil palm cultivation is the main cause of deforestation' cannot be true. In reality, cultivation of oil palm to feed t...

Oil Palm Genome Breakthrough

Malaysian Palm Oil Board’s discovery of the genetic mechanism that causes mantled oil palms has gained the study a front cover spot in the world-renow...

The Role of the Malaysian Palm Oil Industry in Wildlife Conservation in Sabah; T...

According to Sabah Wildlife Department (SWD), Malaysia is one of the major producers of palm oil and Sabah produces 30% of Malaysian total palm oil ou...

Field visit to tell a more compelling story on palm oil in Europe

To better understand challenges of sustainable palm oil, several European alliances for sustainable palm oil visited both Malaysia and Indonesia last ...

Uncertainty Prevails On What Really Constitutes High Carbon Stocks For Land That...

Forests form about 30% of the world's land area. They carry out very important ecological functions in the world, one of which is to remove carbon dio...

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