The Forest Scribe

Madani Welcomes Lower Deforestation Rate for 2019-2020, Calls for Better Protection of Secondary Forests

The Madani Berkelanjutan Foundation is welcoming the government’s success in lowering Indonesia’s deforestation rate by 75…

AIDenvironment Names Industrial Timber Group as Indonesia’s Top Deforester

AIDenvironment, a non-profit consultancy on sustainability, has named the Nusantara Fiber Group operating in Indonesia’s Kalimantan…

Food Estate Policy Needs Revision, To Conserve Forests: Expert

A number of forestry experts are questioning the government’s policy to use protected forest areas for…

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…

 MEF Forest Monitoring System Technology

The Directorate General of Climate Change Control (DJPPI) of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MEF)…

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…

What You Need to Know About Mangrove Forests

Mangrove forests are a type of forest that generally grow in brackish water and places where…

Indonesian Forest Loss may have declined for a fourth consecutive year in I2020: GFW

Global Forest Watch (GFW), pending the upcoming release of its 2020 tree cover loss data, is…

Farmer Group Teaches How to Conserve Forest While Deriving Economic Benefit from it

By Winahyu Dwi Utami   A group of farmers in Riau Province’s Kuantan Singigi district is…

Indonesia Deploys Police to Safeguard Usage of Forests

The head of the Indonesian national police, General Idham Azis, has issued orders for police chiefs…