As an outsider it amazes me that the palm oil debate is still going on. Two weeks ago I attended the Palm Oil Trade Fair and Seminar (POTS) at the same venue. POTS is one of the biggest palm oil industry meetings and for two days I listened to 30-plus speakers from every aspect of the palm oil industry and every corner of the globe, and every single speaker at some point during their talk discussed the importance of sustainability within the industry, either purely in terms of conservation, or as part of their business model.
David Suzuki is just one of the many interesting speakers at RT12 so the next three days should be fascinating. I'll be tweeting throughout so follow me at @Britabroad (RSPO itself can be found @RSPOtweets) and if you have any suggestions for my research, I'd love to hear them.