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Aviation climate targets may drive 3 million hectares of deforestation
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Aviation climate targets may drive 3 million hectares of deforestation

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 primary forest and peatland moratorium now permanent

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’s use of palm oil biodiesel sees massive drop

Norway’s use of palm oil biodiesel sees massive drop

Norway’s consumption of palm oil biodiesel saw a 70 percent drop from 2017 to 2018. “A big win for rainforests and the climate. Now the rest of Europe must follow suit”, says Rainforest Foundation Norway.

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

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.