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

Public Figures’ Role Crucial in Fighting Fires in Peat Soil

Recognizing the important role played by public figures in the prevention of fires in peat soil, the Peat Restoration Agency (BRG) and private company PT Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food…

Papuan Forests Need Government Protection: Environmental Activists

Papuan environmental activists are voicing their call for the government to should intervene to protect forests in Papua, one of the last jungle-covered regions of Indonesia, and ensure their continuing…

Multi-purpose usage, a likely solution to halt deforestation and forest degradation

Despite the massive conversion of Indonesia’s forests in the past decades, the economic returns of forests remain low, further encouraging more deforestation but the multi-purpose usage of existing forest concessions…

Activists Want Role of Civil Communities in Allocation of GCF Fund

Civil communities must the involved in determining the allocation of fund from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) so that they can be effectively used to curb deforestation and degradation, especially…

SIMONTANA, a Spatial Based Technology To Help Organize Forest Cover Data

The team from Pojok Iklim – Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) has developed the National Forest Monitoring System (SIMONTANA), a technology to help government agencies, forestry researchers, and even…