Best of 2014: Book takes long look at a controversial crop

  BOGOR, Indonesia—Palm oil was a hot topic in 2014, with demand for—and antipathy toward—the tropical forest commodity reaching record highs (even as palm oil prices hit new lows). A new book co-authored by CIFOR scientist Patrice Levang sought to inject a measure of sanity to the discussion, pointing the way to sustainable, zero-deforestation solutions... Read more

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