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Will promoting oil palm in Northeast have disastrous consequences?

The ongoing palm oil plantation drive in Assam’s Golaghat district should concern environmentalists and the region’s farmers. This massive plantation seems to be undertaken for the upcoming bio-refinery in Numaligarh Refinery, which will be operational from the end of this year. Amid industry and media campaigners’ claims, it can be hard to perceive reality. In […]