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Palm oil smallholders and land-use change in Indonesia and Malaysia
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Palm oil smallholders and land-use change in Indonesia and Malaysia

Implications for the EU delegated act of the recast Renewable Energy Directive

Press release: Norway’s Government Pension Fund acts against deforestation: divests major agricultural companies

Norway Gov't fund divests major agricultural companies.

Rainforest Foundation Norway: "A warning shot to those still involved in deforestation".

Press release: Breakthrough for Indonesia's rainforests

Press release: Breakthrough for Indonesia's rainforests

RFN: "fantastic news for the climate, biodiversity and millions of people who depend on these forests."

The planet’s insects are being wiped out - but the rainforests can save us

World's insects decimated, but rainforests are an important solution.

Mass insect death worldwide threatens “catastrophic collapse of nature’s ecosystems”.

Indigenous protests throughout Brazil

Indigenous protests throughout Brazil

Indigenous peoples in Brazil fear their constitutionally recognized rights are under attack. This week they took to the streets in protest.

Indonesian civil society pleads with the EU to phase out palm oil-based biofuels

Indonesian civil society pleads with the EU to phase out palm oil-based biofuels

Crunch time approaches for a proposed policy change regarding palm oil and biofuels in Europe.
Threatens to open up a rainforest area the size of Germany

Threatens to open up a rainforest area the size of Germany

The implementation of infrastructure projects brings environmental dilemmas to the roadside.

Norway will become first country to exclude high deforestation risk biofuels

Norway will become first country to exclude high deforestation risk biofuels

Norway will become first country to exclude high deforestation risk biofuels

What should be the role of civil society in national Redd+ processes?

The role of civil society in national Redd+ processes

New report on lessons learned in the process of engaging and structuring civil society in the national REDD+ Process in DR Congo.

The murky waters of soy fed salmon

The murky waters of soy fed salmon

How the Norwegian salmon industry is linked to illegal deforestation, violent land conflict and plantations on indigenous lands through its Brazilian soy suppliers.

New ideas for better rainforest protection

New ideas for better rainforest protection

New report: New ideas for better rainforest protection
EU timeline for phasing out palm oil in biofuels is disastrous

EU timeline for phasing out palm oil in biofuels is disastrous

After an all- night session, the EU reached a compromise regarding the EU’s renewable energy policy this morning. A central element of the agreement is that palm oil-based biofuels will be phased out by 2030.
Øyvind Eggen, welcome as our new director!

Øyvind Eggen, welcome as our new director!

Rainforest Foundation Norway's new director, Øyvind Eggen, replaces Lars Løvold since 19th March 2018.
Cattle in field in Brazil

Norway’s Government Pension Fund puts pressure on companies driving deforestation

For the first time, the Government Pension Fund Global has made public the identities of companies it is applying pressure to in order to prevent deforestation.

Destroying the world to save it

Destroying the world to save it

If the world’s major biofuel consumers meet their current targets, they will generate unprecedented demand for palm oil, devastating Southeast Asia’s rainforests in the process. 

Papua New Guinea: Rainforest protected against all odds

Papua New Guinea: Rainforest protected against all odds

For 20 years, the people of the Managalas fought for their rights.

Human health and welfare interlinked with a healthy ecosystem

Human health and welfare interlinked with a healthy ecosystem

Our new report showcases how indigenous peoples in Acre, Brazil, harvest produce from their forest and village gardens to sustain a healthy life.

Interfaith Rainforest Initiative

Interfaith Rainforest Initiative

New hope for world’s tropical forests as Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, Daoist Leaders join indigenous forest guardians to launch global effort to end deforestation.
Norway bans palm oil-based biofuel in its public procurement

Norway bans palm oil-based biofuel in its public procurement

A majority in the Norwegian parliament has voted to ban the public procurement and use of biofuel based on palm oil.

Nordic Banks and Government Pension Funds linked to Indonesia’s Palm Oil Deforestation

Nordic Banks and Government Pension Funds linked to Indonesia’s Palm Oil Deforestation

A new report from Rainforest Foundation Norway and the Fair Finance Guide tracks Nordic investments to Asian banks that support rapacious palm oil producers with financing that impedes push for sustainability.
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