minimising the impacts of palm oil plantations – jcu australia

minimising the impacts of palm oil plantations – jcu australia

Minimising the impacts of palm oil plantations – Phys.org

29/5/2018 · Minimising the impacts of palm oil plantations. With palm oil production exploding around the world, a new study of a leading producer has found ways to make the process easier on the environment

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Oil palm – a modelled crop – JCU Australia

1/1/2015 · Australian scientists have developed a model for oil palm cultivation, aimed at helping growers of the crop maximise the yields of their plantations, while minimising detrimental environmental impacts. The model was recently published in the

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Minimising the impacts of palm oil plantations – Online Latest News Hindi News , Bollywood News

29/5/2018 · Minimising the impacts of palm oil plantations. With palm oil production exploding around the world, a new study of a leading producer has found ways to make the process easier on the environment. Ph.D. candidate Lain Pardo, from James Cook

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Minimizing the biodiversity impact of neotropical oil palm development – [email protected]

Oil palm agriculture is rapidly expanding in the Neotropics, at the expense of a range of natural and seminatural habitats. A key question is how this expansion should be managed to reduce negative impacts on biodiversity. Focusing on the Llanos

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Research for an oil (palm) change – JCU Australia

9/6/2017 · In recent research, scientists have developed a technique that shows great promise for helping oil palm growers optimise production and reduce environmental impacts.The research, carried out by doctoral candidate Lénaïc Pardon, focused on crop

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Media Release Archive 2018 – JCU Australia

Minimising the impacts of palm oil plantations Research makes the dentist less scary Statement responding to media reports regarding Mathew Vickers World’s rarest ape on the edge of extinction June A win brings personalised medicine to the

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Soil carbon dynamics under oil palm plantations – – [email protected]

[email protected] Iain Goodrick (MSc, M App Sci) Soil carbon dynamics under oil palm plantations Submitted for Doctorate of Philosophy College of Science and Engineering James Cook University Submitted: 17 April 2018

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A/Prof Paul Nelson – Research Portfolio – James Cook University

Nelson, P. (2013) Tree-scale lateral variation in root mass, throughfall and soil respiration in mature oil palm plantations in Papua New Guinea. James Cook University Nelson, P. (2012) Nutrient contents and associated parameters for cocoa tree

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News from TESS – JCU Australia

TESS’s Nicolas Younes and Yvette Everingham have strong showings 3-Minute-Talk Competition. The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is an academic research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia. JCU has a pro

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Impacts of logging and conversion of rainforest to oil palm on the functional diversity of birds in Sundaland – Edwards – 2013 – Ibis – Wiley

16/3/2013 · Impacts of logging and conversion of rainforest to oil palm on the functional diversity of birds in Sundaland Felicity A. Edwards Institute of Integrative and Comparative Biology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK

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Oil palm — a modeled crop | EurekAlert!

18/12/2014 · "Oil palm has become a major crop in the tropics, cultivated on more than 39 million acres of land," co-author Dr Paul Nelson of James Cook University (JCU) said.

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The impacts of oil palm agriculture on Colombia biodiversity: what we know and still need to know – – [email protected]

The impacts of oil palm agriculture on Colombia’s biodiversity: what we know and still need to know Lain Efren Pardo Vargas1,2*, William F. Laurance1, Gopalasamy Reuben Clements 1,3, and Will Edwards1

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Soil carbon dynamics under oil palm plantations – [email protected]

Oil palm crops are expanding rapidly in the tropics, with implications for the global carbon cycle. Understanding the carbon dynamics of oil palm is important for maximising organic matter content of soils and minimising greenhouse gas emissions

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Palm Plantations. Sustainable and responsible palm development that protects forests and respects communities. We operate oil palm plantations in Gabon – Awala and Mouila are have been established since 2011; Makouke is an older plantation acqui

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Image: Palm oil plantations in Borneo as seen from orbit

19/7/2019 · Palm oil is the most widely-produced tropical edible oil. It's used in a vast array of products—from ice cream and chocolates, to cosmetics such as make up and soap, to biofuel. Citation: Image

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Research for an oil (palm) change | EurekAlert!

8/6/2017 · In recent research, scientists have developed a technique that shows great promise for helping oil palm growers optimise production and reduce environmental impacts. The research, carried out by

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Palm oil: Understanding barriers to sustainable consumption

18/8/2021 · Over 40% of oil palm plantations are run as family farms []; as such, the livelihoods of these rural farmers rely on palm oil []. In order to keep up with the increasing demands for palm oil, however, tropical rainforests are cleared on a

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Oil palm: A modeled crop — ScienceDaily

19/12/2014 · "Oil palm has become a major crop in the tropics, cultivated on more than 39 million acres of land," co-author Dr Paul Nelson of James Cook University (JCU) said.

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Improving the Performance of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil for Nature Conservation

12/6/2009 · palm-oil industry, the granting of ordinary membership to underperforming producers and processors threatens to erode the organization’s credibility. 6. Expansion of oil palm plantations has greater climatic impacts than acknowledged by the

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Improving the Performance of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil for Nature Conservation

22/3/2010 · Improving the Performance of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil for Nature Conservation. WILLIAM F. LAURANCE, School of Marine and Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia, email [email protected] S

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Diversity and habitat use of medium-large sized mammals across oil palm landscapes in the Llanos region of Colombia – [email protected]

Regarding the effect of humans on the activity patterns of mammals, capybaras, giant anteaters and white-tailed deer appeared to modify their activities to avoid human activities in oil palm plantations by becoming more crepuscular or nocturnal.

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Palm oil's potential to alleviate poverty depends on where it's grown

1/5/2019 · Palm oil's potential to alleviate poverty depends on where it's grown. Expansion of oil palm production in remote forest areas requires careful planning and evaluation if the communities are to

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Minimizing the biodiversity impact of neotropical oil palm development – CORE

Abstract Oil palm agriculture is rapidly expanding in the Neotropics, at the expense of a range of natural and seminatural habitats. A key question is how this expansion should be managed to reduce negative impacts on biodiversity. Focusing on

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People. Janice Ser Huay Lee. Principle Investigator. I am an Assistant Professor at the Asian School of the Environment, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. The work I conducted for my PhD exposed me to the world of socio-ecological

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The double-edged sword of palm oil – Phys.org

24/1/2019 · Indonesia halts new palm oil plantation development Sep 20, 2018 Minimising the impacts of palm oil plantations May 29, 2018 Recommended for you Microplastics are in the air we breathe and in

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Acidification of volcanic ash soils under oil palm in Papua New Guinea: effects of fertiliser type and placement – IUSS

oil palm plantations, so the effect of placement was measured in another trial, which had been operating for 6 years. In the 0-0.05 m layer, the decrease in pH water due to fertiliser addition (ammonium chloride plus

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Palm Oil in Indonesia | The Cost to the Environment & How You Can Help

8/6/2021 · The palm oil industry impacts air pollution, climate change, soil and water pollution, soil erosion, animal welfare and the human rights of local indigenous populations. It largely affects those who have been placed in this situation through no

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Sustainable Management of Soil in Oil Palm Plantings

6 Effects of empty fruit bunch (EFB) application on soil fauna feeding activity in oil palm plantations 35 Hsiao-Hang Tao, Jake L. Snaddon, Eleanor M. Slade, Resti Wahyu, Jean-Pierre Caliman, Kathy J. Willis Biogeochemical processes 41 Soil

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SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES – RSPO – Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil

Sustainable Palm Oil) certifi ed fully segregated sustainable palm oil, which means that it can be fully traced along the supply chain from our production plants back to the plantations of origin, which are also certifi ed according to the RSPO

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Scientists Have Developed Model for Oil Palm Cultivation – The Crop Site

Australian scientists have developed a model for oil palm cultivation, aimed at helping growers of the crop maximize the yields of their plantations, while minimizing detrimental environmental impacts. The model was recently published in the

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tobylinney | environmentalgeographies

7/5/2012 · Since 1961, the area of agricultural landdedicated to oil palm plantations has increased from 3.6 million hectares to 8.1 million hectares (Rist et al., 2010), with many companies and members of the population realising the potential profits

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CSIRO PUBLISHING | Soil Research

18/12/2017 · Understanding the factors controlling stability against mineralisation of soil organic matter is important for predicting changes in carbon stocks under changed environment or management. Soil carbon dynamics in oil palm plantations are little

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The Society for Conservation Biology

We urge the Roundtables for oil palm, soy, sugarcane, and cacao to go beyond the current HCV guidelines and adopt a stricter standard for forest conservation. Doing so will avoid perverse outcomes wherein crops that are produced at great harm to

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CORE

Potassium deficiency is common in oil palm on alluvial clay soils in Milne Bay Province. These soils have high exchangeable Ca and Mg contents with low K. They are dominated by smectite and vermiculite, which fix K. Potassium fertiliser

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Using systematic conservation planning to minimize REDD conflict with agriculture and logging in the tropics

oil palm plantations could be retired, new permits could not be granted. In the second scenario, which we term the “joint plan-ning” scenario, we planned concurrently for REDD+ strategies and the expansion of oil palm plantations. In this scenar

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Terrestrial mammal responses to oil palm dominated landscapes in Colombia – CORE

Colombia, for example, is the largest producer of oil palm in the Americas, but the effects of oil palm cultivation on native fauna are poorly understood. Here, we compared how richness, abundance and composition of terrestrial mammal species

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The Laurance Lab Alumni – Global Road Map

Dr. Sean Sloan. Laurance Lab in 2011 having completed his Ph.D in Geography from the University of Melbourne and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia. His thesis elaborated that poor tropical

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