Palm oil plantations are bad for wildlife great and small: study — Palm Oil Detectives

Barbara Crane Navarro

Palm oil plantations have an overall negative impact on biodiversity, according to research released this week. The study, published in Nature Communications, found palm oil plantations are home to fewer insect species than even intensive rubber tree plantations. A forests expert at James Cook University, Bill Laurance, said of the research: “The big message is[…]

Palm oil plantations are bad for wildlife great and small: study — Palm Oil Detectives

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