Environment

Environment & Sustainability

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 ...

The Global Climate Change Debate and Tax-Payer Funded Environmentalism

Speech Delivered by Mr Roger Helmer, Member of European Parliament at the Reach & Teach Seminar in Putrajaya, Kuala Lumpur – 25 January 2011 _____________________________________________ Click here to download the full text  Good afternoon. Tan Sri, Tan Sri, Datuk Datuk, distinguished guest...

Biodiversity for Busy Managers

Meeting the sustainability requirements under the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) can be a challenge for some companies undergoing the certification process. Biodiversity for Busy Managers is an initiative to help plantation managers overcome this stumbling block. WILD ASIA shares their th...

Save Jungles by Planting Oil Palm

‘Green’ NGOs like Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth are deeply concerned about the rate of disappearance of tropical rainforests. They are now mounting a campaign in the UK media, to halt the development of oil palm plantations in Southeast Asia and to ban palm oil imports into the EU....