The Palm Scribe

West Papua Challenges in Becoming Conservation Province

West Papua is again committed to making 70% of its area a conservation area. This was…

Overlapping Concessions Jeopardize Borneo Orangutan Corridor

The biodiversity corridor is deemed necessary to connect the Sungai Putri forest block and the Gunung…

Balancing Business and Environmental Conservation in West Papua

"The fact is that conservation will not “survive” without business and business will not sustain without…

Orchid conservation in palm oil

Orchids are well known as elegant flowers across the world and is widely prized. There are…

Giant lizards are thriving on Borneo’s oil palm plantations

Oil palm trees plague the once untouched and wild island of Borneo. Towering rainforests have been…

Orangutans in and around palm oil plantations

How orangutan can exist in conservation areas near plantations and human settlements For some 47 orangutans…