Tuesday, December 12, 2017

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...

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...

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...

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...

Palm oil sustainability: A sensitive issue due for exponential growth

Manufacturers are increasingly sensitive to sustainability issues around palm oil, but it would be disastrous to stop using it altogether, says secret...

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...

Perspective of Biodiversity with Particular Reference to Cultivation of Oil Crop...

There are regional differences in biodiversity in terms of species and quantity. Land clearing due to development is a major cause of loss of biodiver...

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...

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...

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