The Forest Scribe

Minutes of Negotiations Key in Land Conflict Resolution

The problems of land conflicts and related social conflicts are complex in nature and requires a…

Strengthen Openness of Deforestation Data, Information: Madani

An environmental watchdog is hailing the results of a decade of Indonesia-Norway part partnership in curbing…

Village Facilitator, an Important Cog in Slash and Burn Eradication

Toni Saputra may just be a small-scale catfish farmer in a village in Riau province, but…

Peat Still Warrants Attention in This Year’s Forest and Ground Fires: Madani

An environmental watchdog is finding that almost half of the forest and ground fires that hit…

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…

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,…

Omnibus Law Threatens to Weaken Environmental Protection

Revisions planned in the Draft Omnibus Law on Job Creation that has been submitted by the…

Local Wisdom Only, Not Enough to Conserve Forests

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

Environmental Watchdog Wants Govt to Conduct Comprehensive Review of All Concessions

Environmental watchdog Friends of the Earth Indonesia (WALHI) on Wednesday (29/1) called on the government to…