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Indonesia Industry Body Confident Palm Oil Export Ban Could End in May
JAKARTA—Indonesia should be able to tackle its cooking oil shortage in the next few weeks and lift an export ban on palm oil and its refined products in May, an ...
April 29, 2022
Indonesia’s Palm Oil Export Ban Leaves Global Buyers With No Plan B
MUMBAI—Global edible oil consumers have no option but to pay top dollar for supplies after Indonesia's surprise palm ...
April 26, 2022
Palm Oil Becomes Costliest Vegoil as Ukraine War Halts Sunoil Supply
MUMBAI— Palm oil has become the costliest among the four major edible oils for the first time as ...
March 2, 2022
Photographer Snaps Rare & Hilarious Picture of Orangutan Taking a Bath in a River in Indonesia
Orangutans typically shy away from bodies of water; however, along the Sekoyner River in Indonesia, award-winning nature photographer Jayaprakash Bojan ...
May 23, 2020
Indonesia Files WTO Palm Oil Suit as Tensions With EU Grow
JAKARTA/BRUSSELS—Indonesia has filed a lawsuit at the World Trade Organization (WTO) against the European Union, claiming the bloc's ...
December 17, 2019
Jurisdictional Certification Approach Aims to Strengthen Protections Against Deforestation
Many companies that deal in commodities linked to heavy tropical deforestation, such as soy or timber, have made ...
May 16, 2017
Will There Really Be Enough Sustainable Palm Oil for the Whole Market?
In the summer of 2016, two of the world's largest producers of palm oil, which is found in ...
February 13, 2017
What I Learned About Human Rights, Heart Disease, and the FARC While Making a Film About Palm Oil
I set out to make a documentary about palm oil, knowing only that forests were being cleared in Indonesia, ...
October 3, 2016
Holding Banks Accountable for Funding Deforestation
A new online platform traces the funds from companies that destroy rainforests in Southeast Asia to the banks ...
September 6, 2016
Consumers Help Change Notorious Palm Oil Industry
Papua, Indonesia, has the country's largest area of previously untouched rainforest. More than 300 indigenous tribes live there, ...
September 1, 2016
Extinction Threatens Hundreds of Species Because of Rubber, Palm Oil Production: Study
In Southeast Asia's natural forests, 40 percent of species have less than 10 percent of their habitats protected from ...
August 17, 2016
Leonardo DiCaprio Could Be Blacklisted From Indonesia Over Palm Oil Comments
Leonardo DiCaprio might not be able to travel back to Indonesia after he made critical statements about the ...
April 4, 2016
Indonesia, Malaysia Form OPEC-Like Palm Oil Council
Indonesia and Malaysia, the world's top two palm oil producers, signed an agreement Saturday to set up a ...
November 21, 2015
The Associated Press
Efforts to Produce Palm Oil Sustainably Are Actually Profitable for Businesses, Study Finds
Palm oil is found in practically every household product. Companies can actually turn a good profit from conserving ...
June 24, 2015
IKEA Commits to Zero Deforestation Palm Oil
Home products giant IKEA has made a time-bound commitment for eliminating palm oil linked to deforestation and human ...
November 22, 2014
Is Biofuel the Answer?
As the world runs out of oil, biofuels and oil palms look like an easy way to grab ...
August 12, 2014
Malaysia at Risk of Falling Behind in Push for More Sustainable Palm Oil
The Malaysian state should play a more active role in supporting the transition toward less environmentally destructive palm ...
April 17, 2014
Malaysian Palm Oil Giant Tied to Social Conflict, Deforestation, Says Report
Unlike other palm oil giants that have recently made strong commitments to eliminating deforestation and social conflict from ...
April 6, 2014
New York Court Rules Unconstitutional Law Allowing Non-Citizens to Vote in Local Elections
DeSantis Signs Bright Futures Bill to Expand Scholarship Access in Florida
No Safety Data to Back CDC’s Recommendation on Co-administering COVID-19 Injections and Other Vaccines in Children
US Economic Growth to Hit Just 0.3 Percent for 2nd Quarter
State Blocked From Banning Nearly All Abortions Despite Supreme Court's Roe Ruling
Pelosi’s Office Responds After Texas Republican Says She ‘Pushed’ Daughter
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