The Palm Scribe

Environment Group Lauds Establishment of Government’s Environmental Fund

Yayasan Madani Berkelanjutan, or the Sustainable Civil Foundation is welcoming the launch of the government’s Environmental…

Research Institute Debunks Charges that Oil Palm Expansion is Behind Forest Fires

In a discussion on forest fires convened by the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) involving various…

Eagle High Plantation Eyes Premium Palm Oil to Boost Profit

Major Indonesian palm oil producer Eagle High Plantation (EHP) is now shifting its focus to improving…

Scientist says Sustainability is Enshrined in Indonesian Constitution

For Indonesia, there is no other avenue for its economy other than being sustainable and that…

Environmental activists: Coordination and Leadership Sorely Lacking in Implementation of Palm Oil Moratorium

Lack of coordination and leadership, both at the national level and in the regions have been…

Groups Declare State of Humanitarian Emergency over Indonesia Fires

A group of non-governmental organizations and a UN office is declaring a state of humanitarian emergency…

Transparency over concessions is crucial in times of forests and ground fires: RSPO

Transparency over palm oil concessions and their legal boundaries is important in times of forest and…

Indonesia prepares for negotiations with EU on ILUC and Deforestation

Indonesia is currently preparing its formal position for discussions with the European Union regarding the Indirect…

Burning Kalimantan Areas May Soon See Respite with Artificial Rains

The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Office (BMKG) said that the western part of Indonesia, including Sumatra…

Palm Oil Watchdog Wants Govt to Declare State of Emergency Over Forest Fire 

The forest and ground fires that have been raging in Sumatra and Kalimantan for weeks now,…