The Forest Scribe

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…

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…

Omnibus Law Threatens to Weaken Environmental Protection

Revisions planned in the Draft Omnibus Law on Job Creation that has been submitted by the…

Local Wisdom Only, Not Enough to Conserve Forests

Although local wisdom could help ensure the survival and conservation of natural forests, it alone would…

Indonesia Wants to Push for More Even FLEGT Acceptance Within EU Member Countries

Even though the European Union already recognized Indonesia’s Timber Legality Verification System (SVLK) as meeting its…

SVLK, A Multi-Stakeholder Approach to Timber Legality

Long known as a country of rampant illegal logging, Indonesia now has a timber legality verification…

Despite Being a Step Ahead, Indonesia’s Wood Product Exports to EU Still Lag Behind

Indonesia is the first country to export legally harvested timber and wood products to the European…

Study shows Village Forests in Indonesia can protect the environment and reduce poverty

Truly Santika, The University of Queensland; Matthew Struebig, University of Kent, dan Sugeng Budiharta, Indonesian Institute…

WWF Indonesia Vows to Continue Work in Indonesia Despite Termination of Cooperation

WWF Indonesia is expressing regret at the decision of the Indonesian Ministry of Environment and Forestry…