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Protection forests removed from moratorium map

GOVERNMENT POLICY NEWS August 16, 2019 Protection forests removed from moratorium map JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - More than three-quarters of Indonesia's primary forest and peatland permanent ...

Special envoy: Permanent forest moratorium a fantastic move

GOVERNMENT POLICY NEWS August 12, 2019 Special envoy: Permanent forest moratorium a fantastic move JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - The Indonesian permanent primary forest and peatland moratorium ...

WRI: Indonesian permanent forest moratorium a huge step

... global research organization, views Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s recent move to sign a permanent moratorium on granting new permits for primary forests and peatlands in areas spanning more than 66 ...

Indonesian permanent forest moratorium signed

... Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has signed a 5-page order for a permanent moratorium which ends the provision of new permits in primary forests and peatlands covering areas of over 66 million hectares, or 844 times ...

Major peat forests still left in Salim palm oil concession

PALM OIL NEWS July 30, 2019 Major peat forests still left in Salim palm oil concession JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - The Indonesian Environment and Forestry Ministry sent a warning letter ...

Minister highlights growth in Sumatran tiger population

... earth day, the foresthints.news team photographed the Kluet peat forests, as displayed below, an important part of the Gunung Leuser National Park which is one of the national parks in Sumatra which has ...

GAMA translating NDPE policy into action in Papua

... performed similarly in its palm oil concession (PT GAN) in West Kalimantan’s Kubu Raya regency, including achieving legal compliance. This has resulted in Bornean orangutan-inhabited peat forests spanning ...

Photos display Batang Toru dam construction progress

... by the ministry aimed at ensuring that the dam construction’s impact does not cause the extinction of the Tapanuli orangutan. “Our minister has repeatedly stressed that the monitoring process must continue ...

Minister details permanent moratorium on primary forest, peat

GOVERNMENT POLICY NEWS July 1, 2019 Minister details permanent moratorium on primary forest, peat JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - Indonesian Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya has ...

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 ...

Indonesia set to review EU’s role in Leuser Ecosystem

... on World Earth Day, show the Kluet peat forest landscape, one of the most important parts of Gunung Leuser National Park. This national park, spanning an area equivalent to more than 830 thousand soccer ...

New photos from home of cohabitating key wildlife species

... species.   Efforts to protect this wildlife reserve are by no means a new development. On the contrary, they have been going on for a long time and continue to this day in this peat forest landscape ...

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 ...

Peat violations ongoing in absence of law enforcement

PALM OIL NEWS February 25, 2019 Peat violations ongoing in absence of law enforcement  JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - The Indonesian Environment and Forestry Ministry is still not taking law ...

APRIL ends acacia sourcing from HCS deforester

... of APRIL’s efforts, do not comply (with APRIL’s sustainability policy)”.  Greenomics countered, however, that APRIL continues to source acacia fiber from the Djarum group which is developing peat domes, ...

APP re-drains recovering peatlands for acacia expansion

PULP & PAPER NEWS January 14, 2019 APP re-drains recovering peatlands for acacia expansion  JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), one of the world’s largest vertically-integrated ...

RSPO investigating member clearing HCS forests

... with the draining of a peat ecosystem even after President Joko Widodo banned such practices in early December 2016, as earlier reported by foresthints.news (Oct 24).   Global palm oil buyers, such as ...

New peat drainage continues in Indonesian priority provinces

PALM OIL NEWS December 5, 2018 New peat drainage continues in Indonesian priority provinces  JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - New drainage of peatlands for the expansion of palm oil plantations ...

Causes of land cover changes in orangutan stronghold discovered

... intact peat forests as earlier reported by foresthints.news (Nov 30), were the result of natural factors. In order to reach the location to observe the minor land cover changes in a few locations, the ...

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