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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...

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...

Unmask the palm oil, but get your facts straight

Yes, unmask palm oil, but get your facts straight   The recent "Unmask Palm Oil" campaign circulating around New Zealand and Australia is a...

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...

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...

Global Palm Oil Demand Fueling Deforestation

The benefits of the oil palm are difficult for Indonesia to ignore. Once planted, the tropical tree can produce fruit for more than 30 years, provi...

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 ...

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...

Palm Oil: Exactly Why It Gets Such A Bad Rap

The first thing that comes to mind when someone mentions palm oil is orangutans. We all say it: “Palm oil is so bad for orangutans.” And it’s true, bu...

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