Two huge open pit mines in northern Norway are on the verge of approval, writes Tina Andersen Vågenes - even though they would dump hundreds of millions of tonnes of tailings in fjords where wild salmon spawn.
The number of multinational companies that say they are committed to supplying and using only deforestation-free palm oil is growing fast, but widespread clearance of forests continues. In this article, I take an in-depth look at the current situation.
Delegates at the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil annual gathering in Kuala Lumpur called on governments to do more to ensure that forests are protected from oil palm expansion. This is my round-up of some of the main issues raised during the gathering.
A historic area of the Malay enclave of Kampong Bharu in Kuala Lumpur has been razed to the ground. The old stage and the houses around it have been demolished to make way for a high-rise development. This picture story documents the destruction.