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Our news releases are where you can find some of the latest news and breaking updates from our campaigns for climate and energy solutions, safe food and technology, healthy oceans and ecosystems and economic policies that put people before polluters, as well as statements on behalf of our organization made by our president, Erich Pica.

Journalists who wish to arrange an interview or to acquire more information are encouraged to contact our media team at the phone number and email address in the box to the right.

Indonesian peat fires linked to global palm oil companies and their financiers, Friends of the Earth report finds

Dec. 8, 2015 / Posted by: Brian Salamanca / Categories: News Releases, Oceans and Forests / Tags: Forests, Jeff conant, Palm oil

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This summer and fall, forest and peat fires burned on Indonesian palm oil plantations owned by global palm oil companies Bumitama and Wilmar International. A report released today by Friends of the Earth groups in Indonesi...

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