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Indonesian haze – peat fires show need for better palm oil control

Right now I’m in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, having just attended a series of meetings with the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). All week we’ve been hearing about the record levels of air pollution in Singapore to the south. But now it’s reached Kuala Lumpur itself. This photo shows the ‘view’ of the iconic Menara […]

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Soya Beans © WWF From the field

Hungry for change? Saving the Cerrado savannah, one bacon butty at a time…

I recently went to Brazil to visit the soya-growing region of the Cerrado – which is more closely connected to all of us than we might think… Like most people, I hadn’t heard of the vast tropical savannah area known as the Cerrado before. Located in the heart of Brazil and spanning an area the […]

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Cassio Franco Moreira, WWF Brazil, in the field © WWF Guest blog

Soya on the table – inside the RTRS

Today’s guest blogger, on the subject of soya/soy, is Cassio Franco Moreira (PhD Agroecology), who is head of WWF Brazil’s agriculture and environment programme, and represents WWF on the RTRS – Round Table on Responsible Soy. “It’s fair to say I know quite a bit about certification schemes for agriculture. I have a small family-run organic coffee […]

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