Illegal Deforestation Monitor

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

Singapore palm oil firm guilty of illegal Indonesia fires fined $18m

31.10.2019 Court ruling finds PT Arjuna Utama Sawit to have burnt almost 1,000 hectares of land illegally in Central Kalimantan

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

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

Are KitKat sales helping line the pockets of a man who bribed Indonesia’s top judge?

05.07.2019 Purchases in Malaysia by Wilmar, the world’s largest palm oil trader, are helping fund deforestation in neighbouring Indonesia, to the benefit of a criminal businessman

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