Reporter Podcast What Palm Oil Farmers in Thailand Are Doing Right

Palm oil has a bad reputation. But it's also not true that rainforests are being cut down everywhere to make way for palm oil plantations. In an interview, reporter Vanessa Steinmetz talks about a more sustainable approach to palm oil farming.
The harvesting of palm oil seeds in Thailand

The harvesting of palm oil seeds in Thailand

Foto: Karl Vandenhole
A Multimedia Feature By Vanessa Steinmetz and Karl Vandenhole
A worker handles palm oil seeds.

A worker handles palm oil seeds.

Foto: ADEK BERRY/ AFP