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.
27 Feb 2008 / EoF News
Lack of governance,
Pekanbaru (EoF News)--- The Indonesian government regulation allowing conservation area to be rented for economic and business purposes have sparked protests from various...
11 Feb 2008 / EoF News
Pulp & paper,
Office-supplies giant Staples Inc. has severed all contracts with Singapore-based Asia Pulp & Paper Co. Ltd., one of the world's largest paper companies, in a move that...
29 Jan 2008 / EoF News
Pulp & paper,
Pekanbaru (EoF News)-- Forestry certification assessment agency, LEI (Indonesia Ecolabel Agency), pledged to monitor tightly certification process in the controversial...
22 Jan 2008 / EoF News
Pekanbaru (EoF News)— Jambi Province Government determined a “status quo” to land situated in Bukit Tigapuluh forest landscape, Jambi, where Asia Pulp & Paper’s...
08 Jan 2008 / EoF Press Release
The destruction of high biodiversity forest in Sumatra’s Bukit Tigapuluh landscape – including the extinction of the endangered Sumatran tiger, elephant, and...
02 Jan 2008 / EoF News
Pekanbaru (EoF News)-- Residents of Lubuk Mandarsah, Tebo District of Jambi province, ran amok and burned 11 excavators and one car belong to PT Wira Karya Sakti (WKS), a...
17 Dec 2007 / EoF News
Pekanbaru (EoF News)—Pelalawan District Head Tengku Azmun Jaafar was detained by Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) in Jakarta on Friday (14/12/2007) in charging...
17 Dec 2007 / EoF Press Release
I am realizing my special position as a steward of large blocks of natural forests in Indonesia. I am committed to a joint policy of environmentally friendly, sustainable...
11 Dec 2007 / EoF News
Pekanbaru (EoF News)-- Pelalawan District Government and Siak District Government have signed an agreement with Jikalahari, Riau NGOs network, to conserve peat swamp...
07 Dec 2007 / EoF News
Pekanbaru (EoF News)— Environmental groups in Riau expressed their concern over a paper product that allegedly made from wood of natural forest.