The Palm Scribe

Two ANJ Business Units Receive Green PROPER 2019

Two business units from the PT Austindo Nusantara Jaya Tbk (ANJ) group, have taken the two top…

No Slash and Burn in Members’ Concessions: RSPO

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) said Tuesday (22/10) that its investigation has found no…

Indonesia Struggles Against Forest Fires as Schools Close Down, Flights Cancelled

Indonesian authorities in several provinces in Sumatera and Borneo islands are struggling to control forest fires…

President Jokowi Makes Moratorium on Forest Clearance Permanent

President Joko Widodo has signed a permanent moratorium on forest-clearing for plantations and logging, as announced…

Norway To Meet Promise Over Cuts in Deforestation, Carbon

The Norwegian government is planning to compensate Indonesia after it has confirmed reports that the country…

Govt anticipates forest and land fires ahead of Asian Games

Investor Daily, 3 August 2018 Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya said on Thursday (2 August)…

Absence of Universally-Accepted Definition Behind Debate on Deforestation Rate

The definition of what a forest entails can substantially impact the estimate of deforestation and forest…

Haze threat anticipated

Kompas, 24 July 2018 The number of firespots in Sumatra has increased as the weather is…

SMS Blast for early fire warning

Media Indonesia, 5 July 2018 The Environment and Forestry Ministry and the Communications and Information Ministry…

Environment and Forestry Ministry releases 977,824 ha forest areas

Bisnis Indonesia, 24 May 2018 The Environment and Forestry Ministry has released 977,824 hectare (ha) of…