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Al Gore urged to learn from two sealed Cargill concessions

GOVERNMENT POLICY NEWS December 13, 2019 Al Gore urged to learn from two sealed Cargill concessions JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - In response to a speech made by former US Vice President ...

UNEP slides on Indonesia’s burned areas now irrelevant

GOVERNMENT POLICY NEWS December 12, 2019 UNEP slides on Indonesia’s burned areas now irrelevant JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - The Indonesian Environment and Forestry Ministry ...

Assessment of unburned Bornean orangutan habitat required

GOVERNMENT POLICY NEWS December 3, 2019 Assessment of unburned Bornean orangutan habitat required JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - It is indisputable that this year's haze-causing ...

79% of Indonesia's priority targets linked to MoEF

... prevention of land and forest fires and restoration of peatlands are also among our specific priorities for next year. Furthermore, law enforcement efforts will continue to be carried out as intensively ...

Govt: RSPO should question its own effectiveness

PALM OIL NEWS November 6, 2019 Govt: RSPO should question its own effectiveness JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - The Indonesian Environment and Forestry Ministry has declared that the ...

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

... International Forestry Research (CIFOR) Robert Nasi told foresthints.news in a recent discussion that efforts undertaken and still underway in the field of forestry and peatlands in Indonesia ...

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 ...

Jakarta offers conditional deal to Brussels on palm oil

... the EU Delegated Act.” In early August this year, President Joko Widodo signed a permanent moratorium on granting permits for primary forests and peatlands, covering an area greater ...

CIFOR applauds President Jokowi’s moves

... and peatlands. Nasi declared that “tremendous progress has been made with regard to forest governance and policies in Indonesia under the administration of President Jokowi. The president and his ...

BRG revitalizing livelihoods from burned peatlands

GOVERNMENT POLICY NEWS August 27, 2019 BRG revitalizing livelihoods from burned peatlands JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - The Indonesian Peat Restoration Agency (BRG) has delivered ...

Protection forests removed from moratorium map

... as a huge step in the right direction which would ensure the conservation and preservation of the country's intact forests and peatlands. Furthermore, Stig Ingemar Traavik, the special envoy for Norway's ...

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

... peatlands in the PT SKL concession located in Sintang regency, including peat forests within them, amounted to 2,092 hectares, equivalent to more than half the size of Brussels. To be precise, 82.61% ...

Minister highlights growth in Sumatran tiger population

... Joko Widodo will sign a permanent moratorium on the development of primary forests and peatlands covering more than 66 million hectares, more than 21 times the size of Belgium, the figures for which were ...

Minister details permanent moratorium on primary forest, peat

GOVERNMENT POLICY NEWS July 1, 2019 Minister details permanent moratorium on primary forest, peat JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - Indonesian Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya ...

APRIL preventing extinction of Sumatran tiger

... report warned that Indonesian peatlands in low lying regions, including the Kampar Peninsula landscape, continue to be seriously threatened by subsidence due to long-term peat drainage practices. Nevertheless, ...

More facts from palm oil landscape serve as lesson for EU

... to PT Kallista Alam.  The landscape, considered to be the orangutan capital of the world and one of the most important portions of the Leuser Ecosystem, consisted of forested peatlands equivalent in ...

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