The Forest Scribe

A lot of Homeworks Remain in Monetizing Carbon and Environmental services in Indonesia

Although the government fully recognized the huge economic potential presented by environmental services, including in carbon…

Indonesian Forest Day Festival,  A Momentum to Build Public Awareness

On 7 August 2020, more than 100 communities and organizations gathered together and organized the first…

Strengthening and Empowerment of Communities the Way to Halt Forest Fires

Indonesia has been plagued by devastating annual forest and ground fires that have laid waste to…

Economic Stimulus Targets, Key for “Better Normal” Era

The targeting of the government’s economic stimulus targets required careful handling as their impact would be…

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…

Draft Omnibus Law Risks Scuttling Indonesia’s Climate Commitment: Madani

Environmental group Yayasan Madani Berkelanjutan is calling for dropping discussions on the draft Omnibus Law on…

Urundata: Collecting Environment Data the Fun Way

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

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,…

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…