In the past three years, four major companies have promised a total of $2.6 billion in palm oil investment in Liberia, and more could be coming soon. Global demand for the versatile oil is expected to double by 2020.
Palm oil is in everything from fuel to cosmetics. Is it a solution or a problem?
Meeting the demand for the ecofriendly fuel means burning rain forests. A new network offers a better way.
Oil-palm plantations are trumping biodiversity in equatorial lands.