August 20, 2019
Field evidence verifies Astra’s forest conservation efforts
A ground-based observation by the foresthints.news team has found that areas of remaining forest cover, both good and not good, in a palm oil concession (PT TPP) owned by Indonesia’s second largest palm oil producer...
August 16, 2019
Protection forests removed from moratorium map
...there is a lot of evidence showing that parts of conservation areas and protection forests had their legal status changed by the previous administration to be used for logging, mining and palm oil permits.
August 12, 2019
Special envoy: Permanent forest moratorium a fantastic move
"To my knowledge, Indonesia is the first country to come up with such a strong policy. Many people don’t yet understand the significance of the permanent moratorium policy..."
August 8, 2019
WRI: Indonesian permanent forest moratorium a huge step
“The fact that it is now a permanent moratorium, encompassing a ban on new permits, is a huge step in the right direction which will ensure the conservation and preservation of Indonesia’s intact forests and peatlands."
August 5, 2019
Indonesian permanent forest moratorium signed
Indonesian Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya stated that President 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...
August 1, 2019
“Mostly deforestation free” not enough: Aidenvironment
"A small but significant minority of growers and trader-refiners are putting Indonesia’s strategic commodity - palm oil - at great risk because they choose to continue clearing forests and peatlands..."