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…

Definition of Indonesian Forests

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

Data and Information on Indonesian Forests Needs to be Agreed Together: Madani

  Pointing out that there are a multitude of differences between the data and information on…

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…

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…

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…

Incentive Needed for Communities to Help Conserve Forests: Jambi Environmental Watchdog

As part of efforts to halt the shrinking of forests that continued to take place in…

Public Figures’ Role Crucial in Fighting Fires in Peat Soil

Recognizing the important role played by public figures in the prevention of fires in peat soil,…

Papuan Forests Need Government Protection: Environmental Activists

Papuan environmental activists are voicing their call for the government to should intervene to protect forests…

SIMONTANA, a Spatial Based Technology To Help Organize Forest Cover Data

The team from Pojok Iklim – Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) has developed the National…