Correcting the Misquotes about Palm Oil from Slow Food

There are many organizations which are established either nationally or internationally aimed at highlighting the importance of food and nutrition. On...

Stop Burning Rain Forests for Palm Oil

In the Tripa forest in Indonesia's Aceh province, the rare Sumatran orangutans were dying. Flames devoured the trees, smoke filled the air and the red...

‘No Deforestation’ Policy can Deny People in Developing Countries to...

The hopes of people living in developing countries Going up the ladder of development is, generally, the wish of the people living in developing co...

A smallholder dilemma: Finding the balance between conservation and family deman...

Being a working mum has its challenges anywhere in the world. The delicate act of balancing work and family demands is something many women struggle w...

10 things you need to know about sustainable palm oil

Palm oil is in half of the products we buy but the impacts of unsustainable production can be devastating. Here’s what we learned from our expert pane...

Palm Oil Biofuel: Its Sustainability, Direct and Indirect Land Use Effects

Fossil fuel usage is a leading cause of GHG emission. Its replacement by biofuels is, thus, expected to result in benefits to the environment in terms...

Malaysian Peat Soils are Different from Temperate Peat Soils and Have Lower Co2 ...

Peat soils in their natural state are wet with very high water table near to the soil surface. They are also soft as they are organic (made up of main...

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...

Is ‘Sustainable’ Palm Oil Actually Sustainable? Behind the Label

After years of controversy over widespread palm oil use, sustainable palm oil is being adopted by the world’s leading manufacturers, from small organi...

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...

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