Small Scale Oil Palm Plantations in Cameroon

To the left a new oil palm plantation near the road of Douala. Oil palm plantations in Cameroon cover a total of 60,000 ha, but in 2011, the government received applications for the opening of more than 1,000,000 ha of new plantations. As most of the land available at the moment is natural forest, oil palm expansion is becoming a major threat to Cameroon’s as well as the rest of Congo Basin's Rainforest.02/21/2012

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Video | 31 December, 2014 at 14:15

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Seeds Distribution for Typhoon Affected Farmers in The Philippine

Image | 19 December, 2014 at 14:30

Greenpeace volunteers prepare to distribute rice seeds for planting, to farmers whose fields where totally destroyed by Typhoon Ruby (Hagupit). A group of farmers from the islands of Cebu, Bohol and Negros – strong movers of sustainable and...

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Oil Spill Aftermath in the Bangladesh Sundarbans

Image | 11 December, 2014 at 14:30

The breathing roots of mangroves are covered by a sheet of black oil on the banks of the Sela River in Sundarbans, Bangladesh, a UNESCO World Heritage site, after an oil-tanker carrying 350,000 litres of furnace oil sank in the river after it had...

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