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Oil palm on peatlands trigger greenhouse gas: Study


April 27th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) The oil palm plantations on Borneo island, a part of which falls in Indonesia, would become a key source of greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 if ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Orissa tribals block UK’s Vedanta Group’s mining plans


July 24th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): Repeated protests by tribal people in Orissa, India, have blocked the mining plans of one of Britain's biggest companies, leading to a costly delay.Anil Agarwal, billionaire chairman (and ... Read more...

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Palm-oil plan may save the world’s last orangutans


July 23rd, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): A team of conservationists in Sabah, in Malaysian Borneo, is planning to join forces with the palm oil industry to figure out how to protect the world's last ... Read more...

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Oil palm plantations are no substitute for tropical rainforests


September 16th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 16 (ANI): A new study has shown that oil palm plantations are no substitute for tropical rainforests, which makes the protection of the rainforests all the more important.Emily ... Read more...

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Rising demand for palm oil could decimate biodiversity


July 9th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Based on a new study, ecologists have warned that the rising demand for palm oil will decimate biodiversity unless producers and politicians can work together to preserve ... Read more...

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