Palm Oil Frictions in Kalimantan, Indonesia

Palm Oil is everywhere. Today, almost half of the products found in supermarkets contain palm oil. Due to its high yields compared to other vegetable oils in tropic climates, oil palm plantations are spreading uncontrollably in Indonesia. However the economic benefits, its spread comes at a terrible cost for Indonesia's people, forests and animals.

MIT, Fall 2019, supervised by Prof. Rania Ghosn

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