Better palm oil debate

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I was invited to submit a piece on my research to the Better Palm Oil Debate; an independent platform for discussion of issues surrounding palm oil.

The main message is that we can retain more species within oil palm plantations by protecting small amounts of native forest. Even though riparian reserves appear to be narrow, degraded strips of habitat, they can provide resources for many species that would not otherwise survive in oil palm plantations.

The full text is available at:

http://betterpalmoildebate.org/features/post.php?s=2014-02-27-oil-palm-plantations-do-not-have-to-be-green-deserts

The first paper I’ve published on this data is open access and available to all, here.

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