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Sumatra pulp & paper giants violate zero-deforestation pledge, activists allege

Sugarcane megaproject poses latest threat to Papua’s forests, communities

#AllEyesonPapua goes viral to highlight threat to Indigenous forests from palm oil

Beyond deforestation, oil palm estates pose flood and water contamination risks

Latest palm oil deforester in Indonesia may also be operating illegally

Snack giant PepsiCo sourced palm oil from razed Indigenous land – investigation

Report links H&M and Zara to major environmental damage in biodiverse Cerrado

PalmWatch platform pushes for farm-to-fork traceability of palm oil

Palm oil deforestation persists in Indonesia’s Leuser amid new mills, plantations

Sumatra community faces up to ‘plasma’ disappointment after palm oil policy shift

In Cambodia, an official’s cashew factory churns out timber from a protected forest

Palm oil deforestation makes comeback in Indonesia after decade-long slump

2023 fires increase fivefold in Indonesia amid El Niño

Activists slam ‘independent’ probe by Indonesian palm oil giant into violations

As RSPO celebrates 20 years of work, Indigenous groups lament unresolved grievances

Indonesian police slammed after protester demanding rightful land is shot dead

Deforestation for palm oil continues in Indonesia’s ‘orangutan capital’

El Niño leads to more fires and toxic air pollution in Indonesia

Kellogg’s latest to freeze Indonesian supplier over palm oil violations

Court ruling spares Papua forest from further clearing for palm oil

Indonesia permit payoff raises alarm about palm oil industry corruption

New farmers foundation supports deforestation-free products in Indonesia

‘Sustainability is a continuous journey’: Q&A with RSPO’s Joseph D’Cruz

Cambodia awards swath of national park forest to tycoon Ly Yong Phat’s son

Indonesia slammed for ‘bowing down’ in amnesty for illegal oil palm estates

Indonesia’s No. 2 palm oil firm faces global backlash over community conflict

In Indonesia, companies defy government’s decision to revoke their permits

Peatlands, Indonesia’s carbon trove, are mostly unprotected, study finds

Indonesian audit finds taxes unpaid on 22 million acres of oil palm plantations

Indonesia legalizes illicit oil palm farms in program slammed as opaque

With little will to fight it, corruption is major risk for Indonesian palm oil

Indonesian palm oil billionaire gets 15 years for corruption

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