The Forest Scribe

Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration Helps Restore South Sumatran Peat Forests

A unique collaboration between many stakeholders, including timber company, NGOs, academics, research institutions and local administration…

Cattle Tops List of Commodities Behind Global Tree Cover Loss: WRI

A new analysis World Resources Institute (WRI) is showing that just seven agricultural commodities accounted for…

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…

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…

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…

Urundata: Collecting Environment Data the Fun Way

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

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…

Omnibus Law Threatens to Weaken Environmental Protection

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

Indonesia Wants to Push for More Even FLEGT Acceptance Within EU Member Countries

Even though the European Union already recognized Indonesia’s Timber Legality Verification System (SVLK) as meeting its…

Despite Being a Step Ahead, Indonesia’s Wood Product Exports to EU Still Lag Behind

Indonesia is the first country to export legally harvested timber and wood products to the European…