The Forest Scribe

Forest Communities provide a solution to face Covid-19, Climate Change: RECOFTC

In times of crisis, such as the current Covid-19 Pandemic and climate change, governments must recognize…

Covid-19 Pandemic May Worsen This Year’s Forest and Ground Fires

The ongoing pandemic caused by the Corona Virus, also known as Covid-19, is likely to only…

Draft Omnibus Law Risks Scuttling Indonesia’s Climate Commitment: Madani

Environmental group Yayasan Madani Berkelanjutan is calling for dropping discussions on the draft Omnibus Law on…

KPK Detains Suspect in Bribery Case linked to Riau Forest Conversion

This article was first published on The Palm Scribe a sister website. The Corruption Eradication Commission…

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…

Urundata: Collecting Environment Data the Fun Way

  Environmental data collection and validation is usually a tedious, labor-intensive effort but a new Indonesian…

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,…

Draft Omnibus Law Will Not Drop Environmental Analysis Requirement: Official

An official from the Coordinating Ministry for the Economy said that unlike what a number of…

Local Wisdom Only, Not Enough to Conserve Forests

Although local wisdom could help ensure the survival and conservation of natural forests, it alone would…

APP Sinar Mas Helicopter Helps Extinguish Ground Fires in Riau’s Siak District

In line with its commitment to assist communities around its industrial timber estates, APP Sinar Mas…