The Palm Scribe

GAPKI to form fire protection division in each member companies

The Indonesian Palm Oil Producers Association (GAPKI) is saying that it will form fire protection divisions…

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…

GAPKI: 2019 Sees Less Hot Spots in Palm Oil Concessions

The Association of Palm Oil Producers (GAPKI) said that during this year’s forest and ground fires,…

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…

Youth Perception on Indonesian Forest Fires

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…

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…

Satellite Data Show Indonesian Fires Mostly in Non-Concession Areas

Photo: Envato Global Forest Watch Fires, a platform monitoring forest and ground fires across the globe…

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…