Recent news on Indonesian forest crimes, and related developments on NGO activities, company and government actions, changes to environmental rules, lawsuits and acquittals. Also features press releases and blog posts.
07 Oct 2011 / EoF News
Pulp & paper,
from The Jakarta Post - Slack law enforcement has allowed rampant hunting of the critically endangered Sumatran tiger to continue, an environmental NGO says.
27 Sep 2011 / EoF News
Lack of governance,
PEKANBARU (EoF News)—Jikalahari, environmental organization’s network to save natural forest in Riau, sent a letter to President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono last week to...
17 Sep 2011 / EoF News
PEKANBARU (EoF News)—Following the death of an exhausted Sumatran tiger in a concession of Asia Pulp & Paper affiliated company in Pelalawan District, Riau, in August,...
27 Aug 2011 / EoF News
Pulp & paper,
(from smh.com.au/ AAP) -- A supermarket chain has wiped two toilet paper brands from its shelves following a campaign by environmentalists to save endangered tigers in...
26 Aug 2011 / EoF News
(AAP via insideretail.com.au) -- Stationery and equipment retailer Officeworks has ceased doing business with paper supplier APRIL over claims it is illegally logging...
24 Aug 2011 / EoF News
Independent tests carried out by a US laboratory IPS for Markets for Change (MFC) on the APRIL (1) paper brand Lazer IT , stocked by Officeworks, has found that the paper...
16 Aug 2011 / EoF News
EoF News(PEKANBARU)-- Siak District Head Arwin A.S was tried for the first time in Pekanbaru Corruption Crime Court on 11 August for graft indicment as he issued logging...
14 Aug 2011 / EoF News
WWF Press Release – As a suspected tiger smuggler was brought to district court in West Sumatra, Indonesia last week, WWF Indonesia has encouraged the authorities to...
08 Aug 2011 / EoF News
(Herald Sun / AAP, 4 Aug 2011) -- Environmentalists have praised Fuji Xerox for cutting ties with a big paper manufacturer accused of wrongfully logging Indonesian...
09 Jun 2011 / EoF News
Natural forest clearance by PT RML remains highly questionable to its legality of the operation. At least 1500 hectares of natural forest on peat ecosystem of Giam Siak...