Has Borneo’s deforestation slowed down?
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EU Commission, Norway, United Kingdom
Borneo – When people talk about deforestation in Indonesia and Malaysia, palm oil often gets the blame. Demand for the versatile vegetable oil is high worldwide, and the two Asian countries together produce 87% of global supply.
But are old-growth forests actually razed to make way for oil palm and pulpwood plantations, or are the plantations installed on land that was cleared in the past for other purposes?
Read the full article on Forests News here.