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.
05 Dec 2006 / EoF News
(Pekanbaru, EoF News) -- Environmentalists urged law enforcers in Pelalawan district to continue to prosecute scores of legal actions that they feared to be dark numbers....
28 Nov 2006 / EoF News
(Pekanbaru, EoF News) – Riau provincial legislative council (DPRD Riau) pledged to forward complaint filed by villagers of Pinggir sub-district of Bengkalis over...
23 Nov 2006 / EoF News
WASHINGTON, DC, November 20, 2006 (ENS) - A new agreement to fight illegal logging in Indonesia signed last week by U.S. and Indonesian officials was praised today by the...
17 Nov 2006 / EoF News
Despite Minister of Forestry and Riau Governor have ordered all related sides to reforest grand forest park of Syarief Kasim in Pekanbaru, in August this year, thousand...
15 Nov 2006 / EoF News
Pulp & paper,
Pekanbaru (EoF News) -- Intervention from officials, poor coordination and light sanction against illegal loggers are some factors impeding eradication against illegal...
09 Nov 2006 / EoF News
Pekanbaru (EoF News) -- Indonesia and the United States of America will sign anti-illegal logging partnership agreement in September next year in an attempt to eradicate...
27 Oct 2006 / EoF Press Release
Pulp & paper,
A new WWF monitoring report released today reveals that Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), one of the world’s largest paper and pulp companies, is going to destroy one of the...
19 Oct 2006 / EoF News
Lack of governance,
Pekanbaru (EoF News) – At least 60 hectares of Tesso Nilo National Park is raged by fires amid raids conducted by the Riau Provincial Natural Conservation Agency...
16 Oct 2006 / EoF News
Pekanbaru (EoF News) – Coalition of three environmental NGOs in Riau, Eyes on the Forest, releases Investigative Report July 2006 today. The EoF’s investigation found...
13 Oct 2006 / EoF News
Pekanbaru (EoF News) – Thick smog blanketing Pekanbaru of Riau capital Friday amid five ASEAN environmental ministers’ meeting to solve deteriorating haze problem....