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.
30 Mar 2007 / EoF Press Release
Lack of governance,
One of the world’s biggest environmental crimes continues to unfold in Indonesia as efforts by the government to curb massive illegal logging are being severely...
28 Mar 2007 / EoF Press Release
Pulp & paper,
The Dutch Housing associations have today committed to building 100,000 houses in the next five years using Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified timber from Borneo....
26 Mar 2007 / EoF News
Pulp & paper,
Pekanbaru (EoF News)-- Bukit Tigapuluh block forest inevitably will be dominated by acacia planted forest soon as the Ministry of Forestry allowed two giant pulp...
22 Mar 2007 / EoF News
(Gland, Switzerland -- WWF Report, 20 Mar 2007) – Rivers on every continent are drying out, threatening severe water shortages, according to a new WWF report.
21 Mar 2007 / EoF News
(Kompas daily Editorial, 20 March 2007 ) Who are the quickest forest destroyers? According to Food and Agriculture Organization, during period of 2000-2005, we,...
13 Mar 2007 / EoF News
Chief of Riau Police Brig-Gen Sutjiptadi told Forum of Riau Community Leaders (FKPMR) in Pekanbaru last weekend that his side had detained 140 suspects of illegal logging...
01 Mar 2007 / EoF News
Pekanbaru (EoF News) – Eyes on the Forest, a coalition of three environmental NGOs in Riau, Sumatra releases its Investigative Report September & October 2006 today....
26 Feb 2007 / EoF News
Pekanbaru (EoF News) – The Indonesia Police Chief General Sutanto before a hearing with House’s Commission III early last week in Jakarta said PT Riau Andalan Pulp &...
19 Feb 2007 / EoF News
Pekanbaru (EoF News) -- The Indonesian Police Headquarters have sent its high-ranked officers to Riau province in supervising anti-illegal logging operations within...
13 Feb 2007 / EoF News
BALI, Indonesia, February 12, 2007 (ENS) - A declaration to protect the forested Heart of Borneo was signed today by ministers from the three Bornean governments - Brunei...