Ecological impacts of palm oil expansion in Indonesia

Palm oil is a major feedstock for biodiesel and renewable diesel fuels. This report looks at the environmental impacts of the expanding palm oil industry in Indonesia. Indonesia is the world's leading producer of palm oil. Impacts discussed include deforestation, biodiversity, climate change, air and water pollution, greenhouse gas emissions, and impacts on indigenous populations.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Edition: White Paper
  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: 28p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01620006
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 27 2016 4:35PM