Posts Tagged with "forestry"

Malaysian Palm Oil Scheme: More Problems, Fewer Answers

Monday, August 22, 2011

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Malaysian Palm Oil Scheme: More Problems, Fewer Answers

This post was written by Andrew Ng, a RAN ally and committed activist who has spent more than a decade working on forest issues. What is the future of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)? Clearly the Malaysian palm oil sector — including both industry and government — wants to challenge it with the [...]

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How many trees are cut down every year?

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

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When you work for a group like RAN, you get lots of questions about deforestation. Here’s a recent Q&A. “Statistics lie”  you say? Commentary on our conclusions are welcome encouraged! Where can I get hard facts on global deforestation? The UN FAO State of the World’s Forests 2007 gives the most current comprehensive world view, [...]

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