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Londerang peat protection forest entirely burned

... haze-causing peat fires in the Londerang peat protection forest naturally raise huge questions given the efforts made by multiple stakeholders to recover the peat forests burned there in 2015. The following ESA ...

Action plan for orangutans revoked for upgrade

... that it was imperative to incorporate President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo’s order on a permanent moratorium - which ended the granting of new permits in primary forests and peatlands - into the action ...

WWF concession sealed due to forest, land fires

... forests and maintain areas of good forest cover in the concession as a bufferzone for the Bukit Tigapuluh National Park.  The photos below, taken before the concession was sealed, demonstrate the ...

Jakarta offers conditional deal to Brussels on palm oil

... below show part of the peat forests in the Leuser Ecosystem, which spans in excess of 2.6 million hectares - equivalent to more than 797 times the area of ​​Brussels - and is inhabited by orangutans, tigers, ...

CIFOR applauds President Jokowi’s moves

... Forestry Research (CIFOR), has expressed his admiration for the efforts undertaken by Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo aimed at protecting and preserving the country’s vast forests ...

Field evidence verifies Astra’s forest conservation efforts

... commitment from foresthints.news to shed light on the best practices of palm oil and forestry companies which are protecting high carbon stock (HCS) forests as well as the habitat of key wildlife in their ...

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 ...

Special envoy: Permanent forest moratorium a fantastic move

... only deals with climate issues, but also ensures long-term food security and protects biodiversity and carbon rich areas by maintaining primary forests and peatlands over a very large area. As such, ...

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 ...

Indonesian permanent forest moratorium signed

... 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 covering areas of over 66 million ...

“Mostly deforestation free” not enough: Aidenvironment

... 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 at the ...

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 ...

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 shed light on the ongoing efforts being made by palm oil and forestry companies to preserve Indonesia’s high carbon stock (HCS) forests and key wildlife habitats in their concessions. Not earmarked ...

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

... has performed outstandingly in executing zero deforestation practices among high carbon stock (HCS) forests in its two concessions (PT ACP and PT APM) in Merauke, Papua province.  Over 51,000 hectares ...

Photos display Batang Toru dam construction progress

... out that there are both conservation areas and protection forests, including part of their buffer zones, located in the vicinity of the dam’s location which are also inhabited by Tapanuli orangutans.  ...

Minister details permanent moratorium on primary forest, peat

... the minister explained. Extent of permanent moratorium Minister Nurbaya proceeded to highlight over 51 million hectares of conservation areas and protection forests, equal to more than twice the size ...

Indonesia, global superpower for Bornean orangutans

... 25 times the size of Amsterdam inhabited by between 6,000 and 9,000 Bornean orangutans. As of today, this vast national park is still mostly composed of peat forests which serve as a relatively safe ...

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