According to the RSPO’s complaints panel, Plantaciones de Pucallpa is failing to respect customary land rights and clearing primary forest.
Tag: palm oil
Alarming growth areas of deforestation in the Amazon
Until 2015 were lost 158.658 hectares of forest in Peru, according to the map of deforestation of Global Land Analysis & Discovery alert system.
Indigenous and forest community tour the EU to call for conflict-free palm oil
Leaders from indigenous and forest communities in Colombia, Indonesia, Liberia, and Peru are in London to call for action on human rights violations and land grabbing linked to the global trade in palm oil.
Palm oil and deforestation in the Andean Amazon. The San Martin, Peru case
According to monitoring reports of the Andean Amazon, the Palmas group, which belongs to the Romero Group, has deforested 6,974 hectares between 2006 and 2011 in the San Martin region of Peru.
Oil palm company deforested 12000 hectares between 2010 and 2015 in Peru
In 2013, a report of the Peruvian Society for Ecological Development warned that the company Plantations Ucayali SAC there was deforested thousands of hectares of forest illegally in the Peruvian Amazon.
The American financier accused of deforestation in Peru
Dennis Melka is identified as financier of a network of 25 companies that have purchased hundreds of properties in the Peruvian Amazon, according to the report by the Environmental Investigation Agency organization.
Climate News Network: Croppers pose new threat to Amazon rainforest
A new report which focused on the Amazon states of Mato Grosso and Pará, where the researchers interviewed ranchers and meat processors − finds the cost of raising beef cattle is prompting many ranchers to consider switching to crops such as palm oil.
Deforestation of 13,000 hectares of primary forest caused losses of $ 347 million
An organization reported that between March and October last year 13,076 hectares of primary forests were deforested in Tamshiyacu and Nueva Requena, to install industrial monoculture plantations such as palm oil.
Expansion of palm oil in the Amazon worries environmentalists
Just in northeastern Pará State expectation is that production more than double in 7 years. Amount of poison used in new plantings is high.
Satellite reveals ‘hidden’ 1000-ha oil palm plantation in Amazon rainforest in Peru
Loreto authorities had not authorized the project nor granted a logging concession in the area.