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Minister boosts conservation gains from palm oil moratorium

... stage, more than one million hectares were located in the provinces of Papua and West Papua. “Other sections lie in palm oil concessions in Sumatra where they serve as habitats for Sumatran orangutans, ...

Palm oil concessions home to rich biodiversity

...  The two photos below depict parts of the remaining peat forests in these two existing palm oil concessions (PT SPS-2 and PT Kallista Alam), which also play host to the Sumatran orangutan ...

Law enforcement still effective in orangutan capital of world

... Ecosystem - a sweeping area more than 36 times the size of Singapore - is the only place on the earth inhabited by flagship species such as the Sumatran orangutan, tiger, elephant and rhino. The clearing ...

Sumatran tiger action plan for next 10 years being finalized

GOVERNMENT POLICY NEWS January 8, 2020 Sumatran tiger action plan for next 10 years being finalized JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - The Indonesian Environment and Forestry Ministry ...

Minister: Co-habitat for flagship species still mostly intact

... 85% the size of Belgium, is the only place on earth which forms a co-habitat for Sumatran orangutans, tigers, elephants and rhinos. Major parts of this ecosystem remain an effective home to these four ...

Govt to crack down on misleading wildlife fund-raising campaigns

... groups and organizations involved the misleading fund-raising campaigns, according to Wiratno, are the Sumatran orangutan, tiger and elephant, the Tapanuli and Bornean orangutan, as well as the Sumatran ...

Community-based carbon credit schemes legally possible

... Based on IUCN data, these protection forests are inhabited by critically-endangered Sumatran tigers. It is important to bear in mind that the utilization of non-timber forest products (NTFPs) and ...

Carbon credit arrangements to be finalized: Minister

... reserve, which forms part of the permanent moratorium map, lies in the Leuser Ecosystem and is home to Sumatran orangutans, tigers, elephants and rhinos alike. “(The issue of) peat carbon ...

CIFOR DG: Key efforts needed to sustain momentum on peat, forests

... are managed properly.”  The photos below depict some examples of such secondary forests in the province of Aceh. These forests, which are inhabited by Sumatran elephants and tigers, remain ...

Authorities make legal move against APP concession

...  Sumatran tiger habitat burned In APP’s sustainability report, published in early November 2017, Mrs Wijaya wrote: “We continue to focus on orangutan, elephant and tiger conservation, ...

US NGO: WWF concession should be sealed permanently

... the WWF ecosystem restoration concession, which forms part of the Bukit Tigapuluh ecosystem - a habitat for the critically-endangered Sumatran tiger and elephant. “The government intervention here ...

WWF concession sealed due to forest, land fires

... Sumatran tiger and elephant. The following photos show the sealing process of PT ABT by Indonesian forestry authorities. Evidence of the forest and land fires in the WWF concession is clearly visible. ...

Jakarta offers conditional deal to Brussels on palm oil

... elephants and rhino.  “With this mind, we would like to reaffirm that the Indonesian government is the EU’s only global partner when it comes to ensuring that these key Sumatran ...

Field evidence verifies Astra’s forest conservation efforts

...  This palm oil concession lies in a landscape on the west coast of Aceh inhabited by the critically-endangered Sumatran elephant and tiger. As previously reported by foresthints.news (Jul 22), Astra ...

Protection forests removed from moratorium map

... these protection forest blocks whose legal status was changed into production forests were legally removed from the moratorium map. Sumatran tiger habitat The following photos, taken by the foresthints.news ...

Mighty Earth: Astra sending a powerful signal

PALM OIL NEWS July 25, 2019 Mighty Earth: Astra sending a powerful signal JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - With its ongoing efforts to protect the remaining Sumatran tiger and elephant habitat ...

Key wildlife habitat protected by palm oil producer

... to be maintaining a major part of the Sumatran tiger and elephant habitat, spanning an area larger than Brussels, in its palm oil concession (PT TPP) located in Aceh province. In fact, around 70% of ...

Minister highlights growth in Sumatran tiger population

GOVERNMENT POLICY NEWS July 11, 2019 Minister highlights growth in Sumatran tiger population JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - In her speech at the Opening Session of the 9th Trondheim Conference ...

APRIL preventing extinction of Sumatran tiger

PULP & PAPER NEWS June 18, 2019 APRIL preventing extinction of Sumatran tiger JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - The Kampar Peninsula landscape - situated in Riau’s Sungai Siak-Sungai Kampar ...

New photos from home of cohabitating key wildlife species

... team has documented some key parts of the Leuser Ecosystem, the only place on earth where Sumatran orangutans, tigers, elephants and rhinos co-exist in a single ecosystem. The Rawa Singkil wildlife reserve, ...

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