Malaysian palm oil chief misleads on deforestation

Mongabay: One of Malaysia's top palm oil officials has once again misled the public on the state of forests in Malaysia. Speaking at a recent conference on palm oil sustainability in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysian Palm Oil Council CEO Yusof Basiron asserted that 80 percent of Sarawak's forests are "still undeveloped", indicating "there's no issue of deforestation", as reported by the Malaysian Star. Basiron's remark is undercut by recent scientific papers showing that less than 20 percent of Sarawak is covered......

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