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Indonesia’s primary forest and peatland moratorium now permanent
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Indonesia’s primary forest and peatland moratorium now permanent

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.

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.