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Palm oil and biodiversity

Palm oil and biodiversity

The environmental impacts of palm oil production have been in the spotlight for many years. Opinions abound about the impacts of oil palm plantations on biodiversity and ecosystem function, but how many of these are supported by research and to what extent are policies and practice informed by science? This Info Brief summarizes a systematic review of the scientific evidence and highlights some of the findings of immediate interest to policy and research communities.

Authors: Savilaakso, S.; Petrokofsky, G.; Zrust, M.; Guariguata, M.R.

Topic: palm oils,biodiversity

Series: CIFOR Infobrief no. 69

Pages: 4 pages

Publisher: Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor, Indonesia

Publication Year: 2014

DOI: 10.17528/cifor/004559


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