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22Nov

Postcards from the Field: seeing methane capture in action

In this instalment of Postcards from the Field, Clairie spends her last day visiting a methane capture facility Tired after all the scientific adventures at SMARTRI, we were once again back in the car going … Read More “Postcards from the Field: seeing methane capture in action”

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18Nov

Postcards from the Field: SMARTRI tour part 2

In this instalment of Postcards from the Field, Clairie continues her tour of SMARTRI and learns more about research projects that help boost palm oil productivity  After looking at the CO2 equipment, we went on to the … Read More “Postcards from the Field: SMARTRI tour part 2”

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27Oct

Postcards from the Field: Owls to catch rats

In the second instalment of Postcards from the Field, PT SMART intern and Environmental Science student, Clairie Ng, continues her journey of discovery on a palm oil estate in Riau.  To my delight, the next item … Read More “Postcards from the Field: Owls to catch rats”

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26Sep

Cutting-Edge Technologies + Deep Experience as a Grower = The Formula for Success for Sustainable Palm Oil

In response to the devastating fires and haze last year, the Government of Indonesia imposed a moratorium on new palm oil development earlier this year. Many have welcomed this development seeing it as necessary to … Read More “Cutting-Edge Technologies + Deep Experience as a Grower = The Formula for Success for Sustainable Palm Oil”

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19Aug

Vlog: Commemorating International Orangutan Day as we continue our efforts to protect them

August 19 is International Orangutan Day. These primates are currently facing a dire future and considered an endangered species. At GAR/PT SMART we believe in protecting the rich biodiversity found in our concessions and are … Read More “Vlog: Commemorating International Orangutan Day as we continue our efforts to protect them”

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5Aug

Partnership in action: witnessing the return of orangutans to the wild

Last week I joined the GAR/SMART team, to witness our partners from Orangutan Foundation International (OFI) release two ex-captive, wild born orangutans, Poco and Rich, into the wild in Central Kalimantan. Poco was two years … Read More “Partnership in action: witnessing the return of orangutans to the wild”

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2Aug

PT SMART in the News: “Two Orangutans Released in Seruyan Natural Habitat”

PT SMART continue to support orangutan conservation through the partnership with Orangutan Foundation International (OFI). We are sponsoring a programme to release wild-born orangutans back into their natural habitat and by 2017 we aim to release … Read More “PT SMART in the News: “Two Orangutans Released in Seruyan Natural Habitat””

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2Jun

Continuing GAR’s sustainability journey with the GAR Social and Environmental Policy (GSEP)

This year’s World Environment Day (WED) falls on the 5th of June. WED is the United Nations’ most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Each WED is … Read More “Continuing GAR’s sustainability journey with the GAR Social and Environmental Policy (GSEP)”

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31Mar

Forest conservation: how we determine what to protect

In 2011 we took a ground-breaking step to decouple palm oil production from the destruction of forests by launching our Forest Conservation Policy (FCP) – the first palm oil company to do so. Today we … Read More “Forest conservation: how we determine what to protect”

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