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Palm Oil

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 18:04

Palm oil may sound like an exotic industrial product, but in fact it is extraordinarily close to our lives. Palm oil is used as vegetable oil in instant noodles, shortening, biscuits, chocolate, ice cream and all kinds of processed foods. It can...

Palm Oil

Standard Page | 2011-06-21 at 19:05

In 2010, Golden Agri Resources’ biggest claim to fame was being the palm oil arm of the Sinar Mas group, Indonesia’s largest palm oil and pulp and paper supplier – and notorious forest destroyer. This is the same company that had lost its palm...

What We Do

Standard Page | 2010-11-10 at 13:31

Greenpeace is campaigning for zero deforestation, globally, by 2020.

You did it! Palm oil giant commits to "No Deforestation"

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | 2013-12-12

‘Effective immediately, Wilmar will not engage in development of HCS, HCV, or peat, nor knowingly source from suppliers engaged in development of HCS, HCV, or peat.’ Wilmar International - the world's biggest palm oil company - has...

Positive palm oil, or the "anti-anti-palm oil"

Blog entry by Areeba Hamid | 2013-11-21

Good palm oil is possible. Believe me. From the fruit and seeds of the oil palm tree, and straight into your soap, detergent, makeup, biscuits, and perhaps even your biofuel – palm oil is everywhere. It's cheaper to grow than many...

Save the forests, save the tigers

Image | 2014-02-24 at 6:30

A semi-wild Sumatran Tiger (Panthera Tigris Sumatrae) is seen at the Tambling Wildlife Nature Conservation rescue centre, which is part of the South Bukit Barisan National Park.

"Lush green trees are being ruthlessly sawed down"

Blog entry by Yang Jie | 2013-11-12

My name is Yang Jie and I'm a senior campaigner of Greenpeace East Asia's forest protection campaign. For the last 10 years, we at Greenpeace have convinced over 130 international brands to commit to protect forests and develop in...

Orphaned baby orangutans at the Orangutan Foundation International Care Center

Image | 2014-03-10 at 6:30

A group of baby orangutans at the Orangutan Foundation International Care Center in Pangkalan Bun, Central Kalimantan. Expansion of oil palm plantations is destroying their forest habitat.

Endangered species pay the price of palm oil's expansion

Blog entry by Ntumwel Bonito Chia and Denis Kupsch | 2014-10-15

There have been a   number of reports in recent months   shedding light on the   serious threat industrial agribusiness plantations   can pose to the habitat of large mammals.   Be this the gorilla, the chimpanzee,   the forest...

Survey team walk through a fire stricken

Image | 2008-06-23 at 17:23

Survey team walk through a fire stricken forest in the Riau region. Palm Oil companies have recently cleared forest and peatlands in preparation for oil palm plantations.

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