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Among Oil Palm, Rain Forest and Orangutans, Shades of Gray

Hope, an orangutan blinded by villagers in Indonesia, now lives in an enclosure.CreditBryan Denton for The New York Times We were looking for a teenage boy who the local mayor said had taken an …

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Malaysia’s July 1-15 palm oil exports slightly rise 3% -Amspec Malaysia

* MALAYSIA’S JULY 1-15 PALM OIL EXPORTS SEEN AT 656,210 TONNES VERSUS JUNE 1-15 AT 636,837 TONNES -AMSPEC MALAYSIA Further coverage: (Reporting by Emily Chow) …

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Jokowi Vows to Fight Europe Over Slumping Palm Oil Prices

Indonesian President Joko Widodo will fight the European Union to defend palm oil against biofuel curbs that could risk the livelihood of about 6% of the country’s population. The bloc in June pushed …

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CPO prices to remain muted due to palm oil glut

KUALA LUMPUR: Crude palm oil (CPO) prices are expected to remain subdued in the coming months because of oversupply, competitive pricing from Indonesia, and projections of higher production in the …

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Malaysia end-June palm oil stocks fall to 2.42 mln tonnes – MPOB

KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 (Reuters) – Malaysia’s palm oil stockpiles at the end of June eased 0.97% from the previous month to 2.42 million tonnes, industry regulator the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) …

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The geopolitics of palm oil and deforestation

Like other vegetable and animal fats, palm oil follows food-supply trends that have been well documented since the 18th century. For example, in France the calorie intake per capita peaked around …

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One Casualty of the Palm Oil Industry: An Orangutan Mother, Shot 74 Times

BUNGA TANJUNG, Indonesia — The men came at Hope and her baby with spears and guns. But she would not leave. There was no place for her to go. When the air-gun pellets pierced Hope’s eyes, blinding her …

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Malaysia Pits Palm Oil Against Fighter Jets in EU Trade Spat

BANGKOK – As the United States and China tussle over tit-for-tat tariffs, another trade spat between West and East is quietly playing out, one pitting Malaysian palm oil against European fighter jets. …

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Nigeria plans 8-fold increase in palm oil production

Nigeria plans to invest 180 billion naira ($ 500 million) to increase its palm oil production from around 600,000 tons a year to 5 million tons a year by 2027. The policy, which would double oil …

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Introducing Equatorial Palm Oil (LON:PAL), The Stock That Tanked 92%

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