New Palm Oil Production Maps Mark a Milestone in Transparency

A new initiative from the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) aims to shed light  on how individual oil palm concessions affect forests, information that can empower companies to manage their forests and supply chains more sustainably. Global Forest Watch Commodities (GFW-Commodities) combines the RSPO’s maps of certified sustainable palm oil production sites with global forest data like tree cover loss alerts, locations of primary forests, and legal land classifications.

More at: http://www.wri.org/blog/2014/06/new-palm-oil-production-maps-mark-milestone-transparency?utm_campaign=wridigest&utm_campaign=wridigest-2014-06-16&utm_medium=email&utm_content=hyperlink

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