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Oil Palm Plantations

Oil seed crops, especially oil palm, are among the most rapidly expanding agricultural land uses, and their expansion is known to cause significant environmental damage. Accordingly, these crops often feature in public and policy debates, which are hampered or biased by a lack of accurate information on environmental impacts. This dataset presents a global crop map. It covers areas where oil palm plantations were detected at global scale, and includes industrial and smallholder mature oil palm plantations.

AdriĆ , Descals, Serge, Wich, Erik, Meijaard, David, Gaveau, Stephen, Peedell, & Zoltan, Szantoi. (2020). High resolution global industrial and smallholder oil palm map for 2019 (Version v0) [Data set]. Zenodo.


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