Am I too old for climate activism? | Trees vs Palm Oil

this is pita beak at 70 years pitas a self-made climate activists Jessica Rita – American Sweden one day Pete decided to start a silent revolution in his home country Indonesia a revolution that is turning once deforested land back into lush forests peat is from Indonesia for now and like most of the people […]

Tree Update Episode 16

Welcome to tree update no. 16, coming to you from an island in Southeast Asia, where this little fruit has transformed an entire landscape. Not all trees, and particularly not all trees systems are good for wildlife to live. The global demand for palm oil has changed much of Indonesia into one large monoculture palm […]

Tree Update Episode 17

Dear Ecosians, welcome to this tree update number 17 to you from Borneo, Indonesia. Two years ago, we started to plant trees here. Valuable trees, like rubber but also jengkol, durian, sugar palm, all these trees that, once they’re growing, will actually create value for the farmers because they can sell the products on the […]

Earth from space: Palm oil plantations, Borneo

Hi. My name is Romina Persi and welcome back to Earth from Space Today, the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over the palm oil plantations in East Kalimantan the Indonesian part of the island Borneo Palm oil is the most widely-produced tropical edible oil It’s used in a vast array of products from ice cream […]