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.

ICBE 2018: West Papua Needs Incentives for Conservation

ICBE 2018: West Papua Needs Incentives for Conservation

West Papua Province which declares itself as Conservation Province with Sustainable Development for Special Provincial Regulations (Perdasus) requires the support of various parties–the Central Government, Regional Governments, governments of other countries and global donor organizations.

ICBE 2018: Conservation for all Papua Areas

ICBE 2018: Conservation for all Papua Areas

This agreement is an important step for the two provinces with abundant natural resources and biodiversity while facing various challenges, such as the low capacity of human resources, deforestation, changes in land functions, tenurial conflicts, and so on.

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.