Illegal Deforestation Monitor

IDM tracks illegalities relating to conversion of forests for export-oriented agribusiness, the largest driver of global deforestation Continue reading

Community leaders arrested near Feronia’s Congo palm oil site, NGO claims

23.09.2019 Locals opposed to palm oil giant reportedly beaten by police and security guards

Prosecutor targets ‘ringleader’ Dennis Melka in Peru cacao case

19.08.2019 It comes after staff at Melka firm sentenced for links to illegal deforestation

Activists face deadly risks in protecting lands from global agribusiness

07.08.2019 Global Witness report reveals 164 land defenders murdered in 2018

Korindo sanctioned by FSC for Indonesia palm oil operations

31.07.2019 Certification body upholds Mighty Earth complaint on Korindo’s violations, though questions remain on illegal fires

Environmentalist murdered near disputed DRC palm oil project

29.07.2019 Killing of Joël Imbangola Lunea allegedly linked to ongoing unrest at Feronia site 

Independent audit reveals Indonesia’s biggest palm oil project still hidden from RSPO

23.07.2019 HSA Group has denied ties to contentious mega-project, but new Earthsight research shows staff links between Yemeni firm and the Papua project

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