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 Jun 2007 / EoF News
Pulp & paper,
Pekanbaru (EoF News)-- Local newspapers reported today that a contractor working for Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) subsidiary's concession in Kampar district, Riau, hired a...
13 Jun 2007 / EoF News
Pekanbaru (EoF News)-- Rokan Hilir district administration told PT Ruas Utama Jaya, a company associated to Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), to stop its questionable logging...
12 Jun 2007 / EoF News
(By Nita Bhalla, Reuters; New Delhi, June 8, 2007) --- The world's wild tigers are on a "catastrophic" path to extinction as numbers continue to decline because of...
06 Jun 2007 / EoF Press Release
The day before the International Day for Biological Diversity, Greenpeace publicly congratulated Idisa Papel, part of the Portuguese Irapa group, on its decision to...
04 Jun 2007 / EoF News
Pekanbaru (EoF News) – Eyes on the Forest, a coalition of three environmental NGOs in Riau, Sumatra releases its Investigative Report December 2006 today. The EoF...
29 May 2007 / EoF News
Pekanbaru (EoF News)-- A Sumatran elephant was found dead in Bukit Tigapuluh forest landscape, Riau, where his tusks were probably taken out by poachers.
28 May 2007 / EoF News
Key points on the environmental impact of palm oil (mongabay.com, May 15, 2007)-- The booming market for palm oil is driving record production but fueling rising concerns...
22 May 2007 / EoF Press Release
Riau NGOs Network for Forest Rescue (Jikalahari), University of Riau and representatives of 3 sub-districts in Kampar Peninsula today call for a halt to conversion of...
16 May 2007 / EoF News
Pulp & paper,
(Beijing-- Reuters, March 29,2007)-- International environmental group Greenpeace accused Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) of illegal logging in protected forests in southern...
15 May 2007 / EoF News
Pekanbaru (EoF News)-- At least 500 villagers representing some traditional villages of Rimbamelintang sub-district in Rokan Hilir district, filed a petition rejecting...