The Forest Scribe

Jokowi Hands Over 2,929 Social Forestry Licenses to 651,000 families

President Joko Widodo has symbolically handed over 2,929 social forestry licenses covering an area totaling 3,442,000…

Remain Alert Despite Lower Forest and Land Fires Seen for 2021: Expert

The chances of forest and land fires occurring in the first quarter of 2021 are low…

2020 Local Elections Crucial for Environmental Sustainability

The 2020 regional elections which will be held simultaneously in 270 regions throughout  Indonesia on December…

Behind Forest And Ground Fires

Forest and ground fires have become annual phenomena in various corners of the globe, including in…

Omnibus Law Opens the Door to Legalization of Various Concessions in Forests

The Omnibus law was among other aimed at resolving the long-dragging problem of plantation concessions in…

Data and Information on Indonesian Forests Needs to be Agreed Together: Madani

  Pointing out that there are a multitude of differences between the data and information on…

Indonesia Tries out Round-the-clock Early Forest and Ground Fire Detection System

Long plagued by annual forest and ground fires that have contributed to the rapid deforestation of…

Omnibus Law Will Not Push Investment but Instead Push Environment Destruction: Activists

The draft Omnibus Law which is now slated to be passed on October 8, 2020, will…

Protecting Forest is Crucial to Mitigating Pandemics: Indonesian Health Workers

  Hundreds of Indonesian health workers have signed an open letter which is reminding President Joko…

Papuan Forests Need Government Protection: Environmental Activists

Papuan environmental activists are voicing their call for the government to should intervene to protect forests…