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APRIL preventing extinction of Sumatran tiger

... peat areas drained by APRIL’s supply chain only affected 300 meters into adjacent peat forests. If this conclusion is accurate, with reference to land cover data published by the Indonesian forestry ...

Ground-check reaffirms NDPE newcomer serious

... peat forests into new palm oil plantations. GAMA adopted an NDPE policy fairly recently, in August last year. This global palm oil supplier seems serious about implementing this no deforestation, no ...

Orangutan forest update relevant to Greenpeace

... spatial team, there was no change in the forest cover between the end of May and WED 2019 (Jun 5), with more than 80% of the MPK logging concession still composed of relatively intact peat forests.  ...

Over 1000 orangutans remain ahead of World Environment Day

... was composed of relatively intact peat forests. A spatial analysis using high-resolution satellite images prepared by the foresthints.news spatial team has confirmed that, as of the end of May this year, ...

GAR making consistent efforts to protect HCS forests

PALM OIL NEWS May 27, 2019 GAR making consistent efforts to protect HCS forests JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - The majority of the large blocks of high carbon stock (HCS) forests spread within ...

PHOTOS: Orangutans living in palm oil concession

... of these Bornean orangutans. More than twice the size of Paris As detailed in recent news reports by forestshints.news during May, there are Bornean orangutan-inhabited forests in four palm ...

GAMA changes stance towards Bornean orangutan forests

PALM OIL NEWS May 20, 2019 GAMA changes stance towards Bornean orangutan forests JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - The impact on the peat forests in GAMA Plantation’s palm oil concessions - home ...

Half of palm oil concession set aside for conservation

... is in the technical process of setting aside high carbon stock (HCS) forests which make up half of its palm oil concession in Indonesian Borneo and form a habitat for the critically-endangered Bornean ...

Fate of 108 Bornean orangutans depends on listed company

... following photos, taken by the foresthints.news team in late May 2018, show that almost all the forests in the HCV areas in question, exceeding 70% the size of Brussels, remain relatively intact.  ...

More facts from palm oil landscape serve as lesson for EU

... on the last remaining peat forests in a palm oil concession (PT SPS-2) in the Tripa peatland landscape, this news report looks at the forests lying in a palm oil concession adjacent to PT SPS-2 belonging ...

Palm oil company still protecting world’s orangutan capital

... these Sumatran orangutan-inhabited peat forests, some of which are depicted in the preceding photos, will be forever protected by the palm oil company and not lose their habitat to new palm oil plantations ...

New photos from home of cohabitating key wildlife species

... spanning the equivalent of over 81 thousand soccer fields. The following photos show how the peat swamp forests which dominate almost all of this globally unique wildlife reserve remain intact and continue ...

Delegated act could end EU's role in Leuser Ecosystem

... Leuser Ecosystem. This reserve is still overwhelmingly dominated by intact peat forests which play host to various critically-endangered species.  The Planet Explorer images below, presented by Jakarta-based ...

EU needs to take President Jokowi’s objections seriously

... (Mar 29).  Moreover, the existing legal framework for no peat and no deforestation of good forest cover has resulted in millions of hectares of intact forests in West Papua and Papua provinces shifting ...

Norway’s special envoy talks about EU delegated act

... forests into plantations,” the former Norwegian ambassador to Indonesia explained.  President Joko Widodo’s administration, in his view, “has done a remarkable job, most notably by imposing the peat ...

Return to planned deforestation should make EU think twice

... planned deforestation areas.  This move, which prevented the deforestation of millions of hectares of high carbon stock (HCS) forests, merits widespread appreciation, especially from the European Union. ...

Over 100 palm oil companies on the list for new permits

... of new palm plantations covering an area of more than 1.4 million hectares, twenty times the size of Singapore, much of which contains high carbon stock (HCS) forests. However, after President Joko "Jokowi" ...

Worry EU move may prompt Jakarta to lift palm oil moratorium

... explained, needs to look at the evidence showing that from the beginning of January 2008 until late October 2014, the relinquishment of state forests for palm oil expansion granted by the administration ...

Peat drainage ongoing amid protests against EU’s delegated act

... act on the sustainability criteria for biofuels, it seems that three global palm oil suppliers are disregarding the situation by continuing to clear and drain peat forests which are home to Bornean orangutans. ...

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