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% ...

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...

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 has closest resemblance to forest than other major oil crops

What is a forest?  It may surprise you to know that there are more than 800 definitions for ‘forests and wooded areas’ in the world, according to a...

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...

Can palm oil really be sustainable?

Title: Can palm oil really be sustainable? Date: November 23, 2016 Author: Bethany (Little Green Seedling) Source: Little Green Seedling High-yi...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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