Agriculture

Palm oil from illegal areas taints global brands

July 20, 2018 ecodaily 0

  JAKARTA: Palm oil sourced from illegally cleared rainforest areas in Indonesia has flowed through traders to major consumer goods brands despite widespread commitments to cease purchases of non-sustainable oil, a new report says. Palm […]

Asia

Tropical forest to the rescue

July 3, 2018 ecodaily 0

  As the world confronts new types of challenges, the fight against climate change appears to have taken a backseat. Countries in Europe may continue to show commitment to dealing with the warming of the […]

Agriculture

Palm oil: The carbon cost of deforestation

June 20, 2018 ecodaily 0

  Thomas Guillaume, a postdoctoral researcher at EPFL’s Ecological Systems Laboratory (ECOS) and the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL), is the lead author of a synthesis study on the environmental […]

Agriculture

APP reply to Greenpeace: Thanks but….

May 18, 2018 ecodaily 0

  Jakarta. Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) is disappointed by the statement released by Greenpeace today. Greenpeace has been an integral partner in our sustainability journey since 2013, and their engagement and support has resulted […]