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New photos from home of cohabitating key wildlife species

PALM OIL NEWS April 25, 2019 New photos from home of cohabitating key wildlife species JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - To coincide with international Earth Day this year (Apr 22), the foresthints.news ...

Delegated act could end EU's role in Leuser Ecosystem

... Ecosystem, which covers an area greater in size than 2.6 million football fields, is the only place on earth where several important wildlife species, most notably critically-endangered Sumatran orangutans, ...

Norway’s special envoy talks about EU delegated act

... within the Leuser Ecosystem.  The Leuser Ecosystem is the only place on earth where critically-endangered wildlife co-exists in an area spanning the equivalent of more than 2.6 million football fields.  ...

Govt exposes razing of peat forests by global CPO supplier

... areas," the Ministry's Law Enforcement Director General Rasio "Roy" Ridho Sani said in a written response from London's Illegal Wildlife Conference 2018 (Oct 10).  According to the IUCN, the peat ecosystem ...

Minister sends letter to Batang Toru hydroelectric company

... of the impact of infrastructure development on wildlife, especially the Tapanuli orangutan. This guidance must be provided within no longer than one month.  The minister also appealed for the company ...

MoEF declares Laman Mining as a corporate suspect

... least 8 years and at most 20 years. “The illegal mining done by this company has not only caused state losses, but has also destroyed the ecosystem, a key wildlife habitat, as well as the livelihood ...

Violations by companies in Tripa peat swamps exposed

... building, with regard to the current peat protection situation, particularly in the Rawa Singkil Wildlife Reserve and the Tripa peat swamp forest landscape (May 2). Below are photos which, according ...

TFT agrees with Greenpeace but rejects claim of failure

... with deforestation and peat destruction. "We agree with Greenpeace's statement that ‘time is running out for wildlife, the climate and everyone who depends on healthy forests for their survival’. We ...

PONGO Alliance ineffective in ending clearing of orangutan home

... clearing of the critically-endangered orangutan’s habitat. It appears that this practice will not end until major parts of this key wildlife habitat, which also constitute high carbon stock (HCS) forests, ...

Peat agency to fix LiDAR-based land cover misclassification

... peat swamp forests. The WRI-coordinated LiDAR mapping was also proven to have performed a legally and technically misleading land cover analysis in South Sumatra’s Padang Sugihan Wildlife Reserve ...

WRI-coordinated LiDAR mapping disregards new peat regulations

... mapping misclassifying 2015's burned peat areas happened in South Sumatra's Padang Sugihan Wildlife Reserve, an area nearly as big as Singapore. No feedback forthcoming In fact, Peat Agency Chief Nazir ...

Ground-check proves errors in WRI-coordinated LiDAR mapping

... the results of a ground inspection of 2015’s burned peat areas in Padang Sugihan Wildlife Reserve, confirms that more than 63,000 hectares - almost the size of Singapore - of the wildlife reserve were ...

Zero evidence of burned peat in Padang Sugihan questionable

... coordination of the World Resources Institute (WRI), did not capture even a single hectare of evidence of 2015’s burned peat areas in the Padang Sugihan Wildlife Reserve, located in South Sumatra’s OKI ...

NGO questions peat agency’s approach in light of LiDAR mapping

...  The majority of 2015’s burned peat areas covered by the peat agency’s LiDAR mapping in South Sumatra’s OKI regency are situated in the Padang Sugihan Wildlife Reserve. In contrast, the agency’s decision ...

VIDEO CLIP: Environmental activist releases new single for forests

... to be the last place on earth for numerous key wildlife habitats. “These destructive practices constitute violations of the moratorium," she added. Vanda went on to highlight how unfortunately the ...

Legal measures taken against palm oil company fragmenting peat forests

... the peat forests that have yet to be fragmented by new canals in the PT DAS palm oil concession are considered to be extremely valuable Indonesian assets, especially in terms of peatland and wildlife protection. ...

Sale of permit raises concerns for HCS forests and orangutan habitat

... of palm oil permits involving concession areas with HCS forests and key wildlife habitats becomes more commonplace, then efforts by the palm oil sector to clean up supply chains, as a means of drastically ...

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