Harvested palm oil fruit are loaded onto a truck at an Indonesian plantation in East Kalimantan, Borneo. Photo: Bloomberg Harvested palm oil fruit are loaded onto a truck at an Indonesian plantation in East Kalimantan, Borneo. Photo: Bloomberg
Harvested palm oil fruit are loaded onto a truck at an Indonesian plantation in East Kalimantan, Borneo. Photo: Bloomberg
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Indonesia’s palm oil sector, Brazil’s soy farms drive illegal logging: US study

  • In Indonesia, at least 81 per cent of forested land cleared to produce palm oil is estimated to be illegal, a report by a US group says
  • The study says some 4.5 million hectares of forest – an area the size of Denmark – are felled on average annually in Africa, Latin America and Southeast Asia

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Harvested palm oil fruit are loaded onto a truck at an Indonesian plantation in East Kalimantan, Borneo. Photo: Bloomberg Harvested palm oil fruit are loaded onto a truck at an Indonesian plantation in East Kalimantan, Borneo. Photo: Bloomberg
Harvested palm oil fruit are loaded onto a truck at an Indonesian plantation in East Kalimantan, Borneo. Photo: Bloomberg
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