Agriculture

Norway to Ban Deforestation-Linked Palm Oil Biofuels in Historic Vote

December 12, 2018 vikingarnews 0

  The Norwegian parliament voted this week to make Norway the world’s first country to bar its biofuel industry from importing deforestation-linked palm oil starting in 2020, The Independent reported. Environmentalists celebrated the move as a victory for rainforests, the climate and endangered species such as orangutans […]

Asia

Norway will restrict use of palm oil

December 7, 2018 vikingarnews 0

  That can make Norway the first country in the world to stop its biofuel industry buying palm oil that is linked to deforestation, according to The Independent. The decision called for the government “to formulate […]