SciTotEnv | Certified “sustainable” palm oil took the place of endangered Bornean and Sumatran large mammals habitat and tropical forests in the last 30 years

  • This study adopted an unprecedented historical perspective over a 30-year time series.
  • Remotely sensed imagery (1984–2020) of Sumatra and Borneo were analysed.
  • Deforestation showed a strong relation to the development of certified “sustainable” palm oil.
  • Currently certified oil palm plantations are also located in the 1990s large mammals habitat.

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