Environment

Environment & Sustainability

Drivers of land use emissions 1961-2017: What does it say about Malaysian palm oil?

A comprehensive inventory of land-use and agricultural emissions was published in Nature (January 2021) and highlighted that agricultural activities contributed 25% to the total anthropogenic GHG emissions throughout the period of 2001-2017, driven by rising emissions per land area. Using time serie...

Bee -Fencing as an Alternative for Oil Palm Smallholders to Mitigate Human-Elephant Conflict

More than 80% success rate of stopping the elephant from entering farm.

1 Million Forest Trees Planting

1 Million Forest Trees Planting 1 Million Forest Trees Planting In January 2021, Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin planted a Merbau tree in the garden of Seri Perdana to kick off the 100 Million Tree-Planting Campaign 2020-2025. It was the start of Greening Malaysia agenda by planting 100 mil...

Human Elephant Co-existence

Elephant in Malaysia are divided into 2 sub-species. 1223 - 1677 of them live in Peninsular Malaysia (Elephas maximus) and another 2040 of them live exclusively in Sabah (E.maximus borneesis)

Science and Sustainability Engagement Series 1: Green Technology Innovations in the Malaysian Palm Oil Industry Downstream Sector Webinar

MPOC’s Science and Sustainability Engagement Series is a science-based online platform recently launched to update palm oil industry stakeholders on the latest developments in the area of sustainability, environment, health and nutrition. Experts are invited to present on this online platform regula...

Sunbear Conservation in Malaysia

Sunbears (Helarctos malayanus) are one of the 8 bear species in the world. Found mainly in South East Asia, sunbears are the smallest and least known amongst the bear family.

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