January 20, 2020
Minister responds to new WEF Global Risks Report
Indonesian Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya says that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo made several concrete moves to protect biodiversity months before the publication of a new report from the World Economic Forum (WEF) warning about the risk of global biodiversity loss.
January 13, 2020
Carbon concession linked to fires sealed off
"The level of susceptibility to fires is fairly high in the RMU concession, whereas the ability to cope with fires in this concession, especially with regard to facilities and infrastructure, still does not meet full legal compliance."
January 8, 2020
Sumatran tiger action plan for next 10 years being finalized
The Indonesian Environment and Forestry Ministry is finalizing a strategy and action plan for the conservation of the Sumatran tiger from 2020-2029 which is due to be completed by no later than the end of June this year.
January 6, 2020
Minister: Co-habitat for flagship species still mostly intact
"The wildlife reserve continues to play an effective role as a co-habitat for Sumatran orangutans, tigers, elephants and rhinos in a peat forest ecosystem which forms one of Indonesia’s main conservation sites."
December 27, 2019
Forestry and environmental issues to dominate in 2020
2020 marks the fifth year since the establishment of foresthints.news, and we will continue to strive to present news reports based on legal, policy and technical aspects, as well as hard evidence.
December 19, 2019
Govt prioritizing environmental recovery in new capital
"Nobody, including Al Gore, needs to worry about anything as the new capital is being developed, at every stage, in adherence to the theme of environmental recovery,” Minister Nurbaya pointed out.