Study: 'Zero deforestation' palm oil policies struggling to tackle environmental impacts

Madeleine Cuff
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Forests are being cleared in Indonesia to make way for palm oil plantations
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Forests are being cleared in Indonesia to make way for palm oil plantations

Corporate sourcing policies are delivering only partial success in curbing deforestation for palm oil production in Indonesia, investigation finds

Zero deforestation policies adopted by many major palm oil companies have had only a limited effect in curbing deforestation, a study by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) has found. Using...

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