Science and Economics

Palm oil and biodiversity conservation

With the disastrous impacts of palm oil on biodiversity from a global perspective, there are no simple solutions.
Palm oil plantation in Sabah, Malaysia.

At the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawai‘i in September 2016, IUCN’s Members established the IUCN Oil Palm Task Force to undertake a situation analysis on oil palm and biodiversity conservation in the context of sustainable development. The task force released its report  in June 2018.

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Situational analysis  [ also available in French ]

Press release  [ also available in  FrenchSpanish ]

Issues brief : Palm oil and biodiversity

Access the IUCN Oil Palm Task force website and read more on:

 

Infographic

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Infograph 1 - IUCN report "Palm oil and biodiversity" June 2018 Photo: IUCN Infograph part 3 - IUCN report "Palm oil and biodiversity" June 2018 Photo: IUCN Infographic - part 1 - IUCN report "Palm oil and biodiversity" June 2018 Photo: IUCN

 

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