The aviation industry’s climate targets are likely to lead to a dramatic increase in demand for palm oil and soy for aviation biofuels.
Indonesia’s president Joko Widodo recently signed an order for the moratorium on logging in primary forests and peatlands to be permanent. Rainforest Foundation Norway praises the move but points out important weaknesses.
Implications for the EU delegated act of the recast Renewable Energy Directive
Rainforest Foundation Norway: "A warning shot to those still involved in deforestation".
Mass insect death worldwide threatens “catastrophic collapse of nature’s ecosystems”.
Norway will become first country to exclude high deforestation risk biofuels
A majority in the Norwegian parliament has voted to ban the public procurement and use of biofuel based on palm oil.
The announcement to extend the Brazilian Soy Moratorium is good news, but more action is needed.
Goldman Sachs has announced a new palm oil financing policy. However, the policy has glaring weaknesses.
New report finds Indofood linked to deforestation, climate pollution and human rights abuses in Indonesia2015-09-24
"Bad actor" in palm oil sector exposes major customers and investors to egregious company practices.
First palm oil producer operating primarily at grower level announces strong forest conservation policy.
The luxury hotel group Mandarin Oriental is closely tied to a company that has cleared vast areas of rainforests, and is helping drive the Sumatran elephant to extinction.
Independent forensic fiber tests commissioned by Rainforest Foundation Norway (RFN) reveal significant quantities of mixed tropical hardwood in nearly half of the 24 books tested.