ICBE for Sustainable Papua

ICBE for Sustainable Papua

The four-day International Conference on Biodiversity, Ecotourism and Creative Economy (ICBE) event has produced fourteen points that will become the foundation for building the Papua region with the sustainability principle.

Is Greenpeace Outrageous?

Is Greenpeace Outrageous?

Recently environmental activist organization Greenpeace has aggressively thrown accusations against private palm oil giant Wilmar and occupied its oil refinery, an action the palm oil company referred as an act of trespassing and vandalism.

What Do You Know About B20?

What Do You Know About B20?

The Government inaugurated the use of 20-percent biodiesel or B20 on August 31, 2018, aiming to reduce the cost of importing diesel fuel. Majority of people, however, fill their diesel-powered vehicles with diesel fuel without knowing its content.

Moratorium, What Do They Say?

Moratorium, What Do They Say?

The issuance of Presidential Instruction No. 8/2018 regarding the moratorium on permits for oil palm plantations was warmly welcomed by environmental activists, with a note that more improvements are still needed.

Green Economy Development for Palm Oil Industry

Green Economy Development for Palm Oil Industry

“Existing policies, whatever their form, must be directed towards strengthening the capacity and productivity of planters, including access to markets and financing, while at the same time support an agriculture that guarantees environmental conservation,” Fitrian said.