LIMA, Peru (4 February 2011). Local communities need to be given a greater role in the management of forests to ensure the best chance for REDD+ schemes to work, experts said as the United Nations launched the 2011 International Year of Forests.
(The Jakarta Globe, 6 April 2010) -- President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono told his ministers on Monday to pay more attention to illegal logging and deforestation, saying the recent natural disasters that had struck the country were the result of environmental destruction.
(Stockholm, Sweden, 7 October 2009)-- WWF Sweden is urging its government – holding the current EU Presidency - to get behind an effective international agreement on halting forest loss as a key and highly cost effective measure on climate change.
PEKANBARU (EoF News)-- On May 7, the Australian Orangutan Project, Humane Society International, Zoos South Australia, Dreamworld, Auckland Zoo and Australia Zoo, published an open letter to Asia Pulp & Paper regarding the proposed conversion of 33,776 hectares of forest to pulp paper production in Sumatra, Indonesia.
PEKANBARU (EoF News)—Australian Orangutan Project published an online petition recently targeted to Asia Pulp & Paper (APP)/ Sinar Mas Group in an attempt to urge the company to stop forest clearing and destruction of rainforest in Bukit Tigapuluh landscape.