News tagged with oil palm

Can palm oil be sustainable?

Land used for palm oil production could be nearly doubled without expanding into protected or high-biodiversity forests, according to a new study published in the journal Global Environmental Change. The study is the first ...

dateJul 21, 2016 in Environment
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Indonesia takes aim at palm oil after forest fires

Indonesia is pushing to ban new palm oil operations after last year's haze-belching forest fires were partly blamed on the industry's expansion, but producers are warning the move could hit the economy and green groups are ...

dateMay 01, 2016 in Environment
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Converting palm oil wastes into bio-protein

Palm oil wastes could provide an alternative, low cost and locally available source of bio-proteins for animal feed, according to a recent study published in the Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Sciences (JTAS).

dateApr 04, 2016 in Environment
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