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Dog Sniffs Sinister White Blob on a Beach. Then, Owner Takes a Closer Look and Pulls Him Away
Walking your dog on the beach should be an enjoyable, relaxing experience, but if you ever chance upon a boulder-sized white blob that looks something like this, please be cautious! This substance may seem ...
June 2, 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
Gaetz Kicked Out of Impeachment Hearing, Claims Democrats Barring House Judiciary Committee Members
Trump: 1,000 US Troops Leaving Syria to Remain in the Region to Stop ISIS Revival
Mimi Nguyen Ly
China’s Latest Trade Data Reveal Economic Trouble Ahead, as Future of US–China Trade Talks Remains Unclear
Report: 5 Virginia Universities Discriminate Against Asian-Americans in Admissions
Jim Jordan Denounces ‘Secretive Impeachment Proceedings’ After Matt Gaetz Was Kicked out of Hearing
Trump’s Former Russia Adviser Testifies in Democrat-Run Impeachment Inquiry
Health Care for Illegal Immigrants Could Cost Up to $23 Billion a Year: Report