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Activists skeptical of win as court orders Papua plantation maps published

A new dawn: The story of deforestation in the next decade must be different to the last (commentary)

Colombia’s ‘Heart of the World’: Mining, megaprojects overrun indigenous land

Activists seek purge after Indonesia court rules forest plantations illegal

Palm oil processors top plantations in destroying proboscis monkey habitat

Communities in Ecuador fight back against palm oil

Palm oil, fire pushing protected areas in Honduras to the ‘point of no return’

Habitat loss drives deadly conflict in Indonesia’s tiger country

Indonesian palm oil firm hit with $1.8m fine for 2015 fires

Indonesia fires cost nation $5 billion this year: World Bank

Malaysia to let RSPO publish oil palm concession maps

Dodgy science and corporate concessions in Indonesia’s bid for clean palm oil

Our fires weren’t as bad as in the Amazon, Indonesian officials claim

Sumatra’s dwindling forests face extra pressure from a major highway project

Indonesian officials charged in $1.6m bribes-for-permits scheme

Researchers urge sustainability as palm oil tightens its grip on Latin America

Indonesian politician at heart of permit scandal dies ahead of graft trial

‘Timebomb’: Fires devastate tiger and elephant habitat in Sumatra

Mexico plans huge increase in palm oil production in sensitive ecosystems

Myanmar risks losing forests to oil palm, but there’s time to pivot

Palm owner charged with ordering murder of two journalists in Indonesia

FSC report on palm giant Korindo lists litany of violations, even with redactions

Colombian town faces earthquakes, pollution, water shortage as industry expands

Makers of Oreos, KitKats among brands linked to Indonesia forest fires

Indonesian journalists critical of illegal palm plantation found dead

RSPO questions effectiveness of Indonesian palm plantation moratorium

Photos: Peatland fires rage through Indonesia’s Sumatra Island

Indonesian court fines palm oil firm $18.5m over forest fires in 2015

Indonesia’s new cabinet a ‘marriage of oligarchs,’ environmentalists say

Activists call for stronger environmental laws in Widodo’s second term

‘Bring it on,’ EU MP says of trade fight over palm biofuel phase-out

Seeking justice against palm oil firms, victims call out banks behind them

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