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What’s the Real Cost of Papua New Guinea’s Palm Oil?
October 18, 2021

What’s the Real Cost of Papua New Guinea’s Palm Oil?

By Joshua Mcdonald
A new report claims that palm oil executives in PNG have bribed officials, paid police to brutalize villagers, used child labor, and participated in an apparent tax evasion scheme.

Indonesia Needs to Seek Out Alternative Sources for Biofuel
June 23, 2021

Indonesia Needs to Seek Out Alternative Sources for Biofuel

By Haryanto and Filda Citra Yusgiantoro
The country has abundant resources of biomass, a great potential source of renewable energy.
WTO to Review Malaysia-EU Palm Oil Spat. What Happens Next?
June 08, 2021

WTO to Review Malaysia-EU Palm Oil Spat. What Happens Next?

By James Guild
The EU is making efforts to leverage its market power to ensure that products entering the trading bloc are more environmentally sustainable.

The Palm Oil Conundrum in EU-ASEAN Relations
March 02, 2020

The Palm Oil Conundrum in EU-ASEAN Relations

By Naila Maier-Knapp
Palm oil tensions between the EU and Indonesia and Malaysia continue to be a point of contention in the group’s ties with Southeast Asian countries.

What’s in the Malaysia Palm Oil Defense Countertrade Chatter?
August 27, 2019

What’s in the Malaysia Palm Oil Defense Countertrade Chatter?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The country’s defense minister has once again suggested the idea as an option in its defense policy.

Overcoming the EU-Indonesia Palm Oil Challenge
August 30, 2018

Overcoming the EU-Indonesia Palm Oil Challenge

By Andi Sparringa
While differences persist, there is enough room for both sides to carve out wider collaboration on sustainability issues.

Malaysia's Path Toward Sustainable Palm Oil
March 07, 2017

Malaysia's Path Toward Sustainable Palm Oil

By Isa Soares
Groups in Malaysia are helping educate farmers on sustainable practices for producing the lucrative palm oil.
Southeast Asia's Haze Needs a Global Solution
December 16, 2016

Southeast Asia's Haze Needs a Global Solution

By Thomas Brown
The world community is a part of Indonesia's haze problem. It can also be part of the solution.

Indonesia's Biofuels Push
May 12, 2015

Indonesia's Biofuels Push

By Nithin Coca
New biofuel subsidies are likely to have some serious environmental implications.

The Fight to Save Indonesia’s Forests
April 02, 2014

The Fight to Save Indonesia’s Forests

By Dana Maclean
Indigenous Dayak communities are in a battle to preserve ancestral forests.

Politicians and Corporates Ensure Acrid Haze Returns
April 01, 2014

Politicians and Corporates Ensure Acrid Haze Returns

By Luke Hunt
Despite lawsuits and stiff penalties, Southeast Asia’s fires continue to burn.
Air Pollution Killed Seven Million People in 2012, Mostly in Asia
March 25, 2014

Air Pollution Killed Seven Million People in 2012, Mostly in Asia

By J.T. Quigley
A new WHO report links air pollution to roughly one in eight deaths globally.

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