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

FACT SHEET – Wood Product: Rayon Viscose

What is Viscose Rayon? It is a textile material made of yarns that is the product of cellulose regeneration Viscose Fiber is made by dissolving wood pulp and regenerating it…

FLEGT What’s that?

The European Union has a Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) action plan which also issues FLEGT licenses for timber and timber products exported to its market. The European…

President Orders Effective Forest Fire Prevention and Mitigation, Law Enforcement

President Joko Widodo has issued a presidential regulation which instructs a host of top officials at the central government and in the regions, to better handle prevention and mitigation of…

Urundata: Collecting Environment Data the Fun Way

  Environmental data collection and validation is usually a tedious, labor-intensive effort but a new Indonesian digital data platform Urundata is turning that into a fun exercise and also opening…

Commodities Behind Tree Cover Loss in SE Asia: Global Forest Watch

Global tree cover loss reached record highs in 2016, 2017 and 2018 and in Southeast Asia, commodity driven loss accounted for 80 percent of the tree cover loss, data showed.…