Monitoring conducted by Indonesia's Ministry of the Environment and Forestry has identified some seriously burned peatlands in the Tripa peatland complex located in the Leuser Ecosystem...
"...we are now very grateful that parliament has approved this. Our President’s commitment to this cause has been clearly underlined by his backing for the Paris Agreement..."
Google Earth images demonstrate true extent of burned peatlands in pulp giant's concessions
...not all the peatlands burned in the Sinarmas Forestry pulpwood concessions in South Sumatra province last year are covered in the existing indicative map of burned peatlands.
Indonesia's Ministry of the Environment and Forestry immediately annuled the APRIL company’s 10-year work plan as the new expansion of acacia plantation blocks...
“I highly commend this move made by my colleague, the agrarian minister. We in the cabinet continue to work hand-in-hand to ensure that the no peat exploitation policy..."
APRIL company’s newly-emerged work plan surprises NGOs but faces threat of cancellation
“If there are proven to be deviations in the legal substance of this work plan, it will be immediately cancelled. A decision based on the outcome of our verification process..."
“This peatland restoration indicative map is a concrete manifestation of President Jokowi’s great commitment to restoring last year's burned peatlands as well as saving existing peat domes."