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.
15 Dec 2009 / EoF News
PEKANBARU (EoF News)-- Where the Forest Ends, a radio show aired by Living on Earth (LoE) program of Public Radio International in week of 11 December 2009. The story...
07 Dec 2009 / EoF News
Lack of governance,
PEKANBARU (EoF News)— Civil society and environmental organizations in Riau province urged the Minister of Forestry to permanently stop natural forest clearing in all...
20 Nov 2009 / EoF Press Release
Pulp & paper,
The recent certification of an Asia Pulp & Paper (APP)/Sinar Mas pulp plantation by the Indonesian Ecolabelling Institute (LEI) suggests that the LEI standards need to be...
20 Nov 2009 / EoF News
PEKANBARU (EoF News)—The Minister of Forestry suspends natural forest clearing operation that conducted by PT Riau Andalan Pulp & Paper (RAPP), an associated company to...
18 Nov 2009 / EoF News
PEKANBARU (EoF News)--- An industrial timber plantation (HTI) permit issued by the Minister of Forestry sparked controversy as Riau Forestry Service insisted that the...
Pulp & paper,
(UPM, Helsinki, 12 November 2009)– UPM will increase the share of plantation based eucalyptus pulp from Uruguay in the paper production of its Changshu paper mill in...
16 Nov 2009 / EoF Press Release
Civil society organizations in Riau Province: Jikalahari, Walhi Riau, Aliansi Masyarakat Adat Riau, Transparansi Internasional Indonesia (TII), Kantor Bantuan Hukum (KBH)...
11 Nov 2009 / EoF News
PEKANBARU (EoF News)— Environmental groups in Riau urged law enforcers to probe more Riau corruption cases and bring more suspects to justice.
28 Oct 2009 / EoF News
PEKANBARU (EoF News) –- Ongoing natural forest clearing in Riau province have escalated conflict between communities and pulp company as environmentalists groups vowed...
20 Oct 2009 / EoF News
Today Indonesia officially welcomes President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and Vice President Boediono to lead the country in overcoming its challenges during the next five...