Environment

Environment & Sustainability

Resources on Sustainable Palm Oil : 2012 in Review

By Jayne Goh-Jeevan and Benjamin Loh In 2012, the palm oil industry took a step further towards mainstreaming sustainability with the launch of It is anticipated that not only will these resources greatly benefit the industry for many years to come, but companies that are seeking to meet sustainabil...

CO2 Removal Through Oil Palm Plantations Contributes Significantly to Malaysia’s Carbon Sink Status

Malaysia is a signatory to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). As a party to UNFCCC, Malaysia has agreed to periodically report on its national greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and measures taken to address climate change. The Initial National Communication was submitte...

An Introduction to the Sabah Wildlife Department’s Wildlife Rescue Unit (WRU)

The article is condensed from Sabah Wildlife Department’s Wildlife Rescue Unit Progress Report to MPOC 2010/2012 Introduction The Sabah Wildlife Department’s Wildlife Rescue Unit (WRU) was born out of an urgent need to address pertinent wildlife conservation issues that Sabah is facing today. Realis...

Summary of the Orang Utan State Action Plan (Sabah Wildlife Department, 2012 – 2016)

While the Malaysian palm oil industry is cognizant of the fact that the conservation and protection of endangered species such as the orang utan are under the purview of the state wildlife departments, it has never shirked from lending a hand to support these efforts, be it though MPOC or individual...

Malaysian Palm Fruit Oil production uses substantially less land than other oils

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Palm Oil Industry Not A Threat to Orang Utans

CONSERVATION EFFORTS: Stakeholders, wildlife departments and NGOs such as MPOC have also taken steps to protect the ape species. ORANG utan, a great ape species and one of Malaysia's darling icons, has been at the centre of the most debated issues among the local palm oil industries as well as ...