Scientific review shows oil palm plantations hurt biodiversity

BOGOR, Indonesia (20 March 2014) — Scientific research reveals that oil-palm plantations established on primary or secondary forests are unsuitable habitats for the majority of forest-dwelling native species, a finding that indicates biodiversity may be compromised, according to a new report. Concerns over growing energy demand and the impact of fossil fuels on climate change... Read moreThis article was originally posted on Forests News. Click here to read the full article.