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A fifth of Indonesia’s palm oil sites lie in protected forests, says Greenpeace

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Greenpeace says enforcement failures have led to Unesco sites and land mapped as orangutan habitat being turned into plantations Almost one-fifth of the land used for Indonesian oil palm plantations is located in the country’s forest estate, despite a law banning such activity, according to a study by Greenpeace. The report, produced by Greenpeace and TheTreeMap, describes a catastrophic failure of...

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