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Local people have their voice in project implementation PDF Print E-mail

The Jakarta Post | Sat, 03/19/2011 1:34 AM | National

There will be no permits available for any organization initiating Reducing Emissions for Deforestation and Forest Degradation plus (REDD-plus) projects without first implementing the Free Prior Informed Consent (FPIC) process involving local communities and indigenous people living in forest areas, a senior official says.

Conservation Better Get Used to Working With Business PDF Print E-mail

Erik Meijaard | March 11, 2011 The Jakarta Globe

Conservation organizations in Indonesia have a love-hate relationship with big business. Companies in the pulp and paper, palm oil, mining and timber industries have at various stages been approached by conservation groups who sought their collaboration.

But more often, these conservation groups have aggressively attacked such companies for their perceived role in deforestation and environmental degradation.

Illegal Logging Financier is the Cause of Illegal Logging in Musi Banyuasin PDF Print E-mail

Mohamad Rayan, Palembang 07 March 2011

Reading the news “Illegal logging in Musi Banyuasin rampant on Jakarta Post 28 January 2011” did not suprised me. Merang project had been advocating the danger of illegal logging in the Merang Forest for sometime.

UK expertise can help cut carbon emissions PDF Print E-mail

The Jakarta Post | Tue, 03/08/2011 11:04 AM | Business

The Jakarta Post’s Hendarsyah Tarmizi and four other Indonesian journalists were invited by the UK embassy in Jakarta to visit London for first-hand information on the UK government’s investment trade policy. This is the last part of his two reports from the trip.

Fires destroy peatlands PDF Print E-mail

Rizal Harahap, The Jakarta Post, Pekanbaru | Wed, 03/02/2011 11:14 AM | The Archipelago

Fires have ravaged forests in Bengkalis regency, Riau province, for four days, destroying hundreds of hectares of peatland between Ketam Putih and Kelemantan villages, Bengkalis district, and Bantan Air village, Bantan district.

Dozens of fire fighters from the Environmental Body (BLH), Forestry Agency and Bengkalis Plantation struggled to contain the fires due to the scarcity of water, intense heat and strong winds.

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