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Palm oil giants announce deforestation moratorium -- effective immediately

Source: Mongabay.com

Published on 20th September, 2014
Illegal forest for an oil palm plantation within a protected area in Indonesiad

Five of the world’s largest palm oil producers have announced an immediate moratorium on palm oil sourced via clearance of potential high carbon stock forests. 397 more words


Sarawak: village of the damned

“We’re going to visit the old village”, said Penghulu Sagan cheerfully, as he loaded another box of fishing equipment onto the small boat. The matter of fact statement disguised the real nature of the expedition, which was perhaps more evident in the thin, sun etched face of his uncle, who sat quietly waiting: eyes lost in the distance, speaking of a longing, a sadness? 1,292 more words


More Agression from Brimob in Nabire, this time Smashing up a Local Family’s House

From awasMifee 

September 3, 2014

Police Mobile Brigade members sent to work as private security in PT Nabire Baru’s oil palm concession in Nabire, Papua have been behaving badly once more. 306 more words

Indonesian State Violence

Malaysian investor junks oil palm project for rubber


A Malaysian investor eyeing a vast oil palm plantation in upland Marilog and Paquibato districts in Davao City has changed its plan. 183 more words

Davao City

Addressing palm oil concerns

Source: The Star

Published on 8th September, 2014 by LIM CHIA YING

Palm progress: Malaysia is at the forefront of sustainable palm oil production, said Malaysian Palm Oil Council chairman Datuk Lee Yeow Chor. 1,204 more words


The Chase


The land opposite mine  

  densely planted with oil palm

closely populated by a tribe 

 a busy clan never calm

hooligans who take no bribe 

mischievous and up to folly  60 more words