The Forest Scribe

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…

Artificial Intelligence Technology to Help Monitor Forest in Bali

The West Bali National Park will become the first in the country to use artificial intelligence…

Definition of Indonesian Forests

Definition of Forest according to Law Number 41 of 1999: An integrated ecosystem in the form…

Sakai Kandis Forest Tribe Adapts to Modern Time Through Education

The Sakai Kandis tribe which used to be a nomadic forest tribe that is indigenous to…

Multi-Sector Synergy Key to Resolution of Land Conflicts

Social conflict resolution activists and players in the forestry industry have jointly agreed on the importance…

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…

Multi-purpose usage, a likely solution to halt deforestation and forest degradation

Despite the massive conversion of Indonesia’s forests in the past decades, the economic returns of forests…