The Forest Scribe

Behind Forest And Ground Fires

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

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…

Prevention, Peat, Focus of Indonesia’s Forest and Ground Fire Handling in 2020

The focus of government efforts in preventing and handling forest and ground fires in Indonesia this…

Forest Fire Management Must Focus on Prevention: Conservationist

The government’s forest and ground fire management system was heavy on fire-fighting efforts and should actually…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…