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Omnibus Law Will Not Push Investment but Instead Push Environment Destruction: Activists

The draft Omnibus Law which is now slated to be passed on October 8, 2020, will…

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…

Economic Development and Environmental Damage in New Normal Era

The New Normal Era, which has begun to be felt by Indonesians, has sparked awareness of…

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…

KPK Detains Suspect in Bribery Case linked to Riau Forest Conversion

This article was first published on The Palm Scribe a sister website. The Corruption Eradication Commission…

FACT SHEET – Wood Product: Rayon Viscose

What is Viscose Rayon? It is a textile material made of yarns that is the product…

FLEGT What’s that?

The European Union has a Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) action plan which also…

No Peat Restoration, Fire Prevention without Economic Benefits: Lesson Learned

A participatory action research project on community-based fire prevention and peatland restoration in Riau, a peatland-rich…

Absence of Common Database, Increases Complexity in Indonesian Forestry Sector

The Indonesian forestry sector has been marked by, on one side, accusations such as uncontrolled deforestation,…