The Forest Scribe

Opinion

Simple Go Green Lifestyle Choice to Support A Greener Planet

As a regular 9-5 worker, I don’t really have much time to try and be more active in helping the world mitigate climate change, forest and ground fires, and the…

Profiles

Food Estate in Indonesia

Food estate is a food development concept that is carried out in an integrated manner, which generally includes a combination of agriculture, plantations and livestock in a specific area. Food…

Madani Welcomes Lower Deforestation Rate for 2019-2020, Calls for Better Protection of Secondary Forests

The Madani Berkelanjutan Foundation is welcoming the government’s success in lowering Indonesia’s deforestation rate by 75 percent in the 2019-2020 period as a good starting point for the country to…

What Trees Can Be Made Into Paper?

Paper is made from processing cellulose or wood fiber, which is produced from pulp. Pulp is obtained by processing wood from logged trees. The length of the wood grain or…

AIDenvironment Names Industrial Timber Group as Indonesia’s Top Deforester

AIDenvironment, a non-profit consultancy on sustainability, has named the Nusantara Fiber Group operating in Indonesia’s Kalimantan as being the group with industrial timber concessions which has conducted the most deforestation…

Food Estate Policy Needs Revision, To Conserve Forests: Expert

A number of forestry experts are questioning the government’s policy to use protected forest areas for the development of food estates and said there was a need to revise the…