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Indonesia’s new trade policy risks repeating past mistakes | East Asia Forum

Indonesia’s new trade policy risks repeating past mistakes | East Asia Forum | Indonesia's Forests | Scoop.it
Author: Vikram Nehru, Carnegie Endowment Those who fail to learn from history are condemned to repeat it.
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Paper Maker Sows Greener Image - Wall Street Journal

Paper Maker Sows Greener Image - Wall Street Journal | Indonesia's Forests | Scoop.it
Wall Street JournalPaper Maker Sows Greener ImageWall Street JournalAPP rivals, particularly those in Southeast Asia, such as Indonesia's Asia Pacific Resources International Ltd., have encountered criticism as well, but APP has borne the brunt of...
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Challenges in Improving Governance of Indonesia's Dwindling Forests | In Asia

Challenges in Improving Governance of Indonesia's Dwindling Forests | In Asia


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Greenpeace says KFC boxes destroy Indonesia forests

Greenpeace says KFC boxes destroy Indonesia forests | Indonesia's Forests | Scoop.it

Greenpeace on Wednesday accused global fastfood chain KFC of using paper packaging made using wood from Indonesian rainforests which it said was endangering the habitat of the Sumatran tiger.


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INDONESIA: Forests remain a source of conflict

INDONESIA: Forests remain a source of conflict | Indonesia's Forests | Scoop.it
The world’s largest producer of teak, an Indonesian state-owned company on the island of Java, has again been awarded sustainable forest management (SFM) certification.

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Laoconnection.com: Laos Fighting to Save Its Forests

Laoconnection.com: Laos Fighting to Save Its Forests | Indonesia's Forests | Scoop.it

Laos Fighting to Save Its Forests

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New Study Slams Indonesia's Forest Protection - Only 4% of forests will be intact

New Study Slams Indonesia's Forest Protection - Only 4% of forests will be intact | Indonesia's Forests | Scoop.it
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US National Academy of Sciences says forest is being converted even faster than thought

Indonesia’s tropical forest is being converted to oil palm plantations even faster than was thought, giving rise of the possibility that only 4 percent of forest outside of protected areas will be intact, according to a study by 10 scientists for the US National Academy of Sciences.

The report, available here, completed in March, says that two-thirds of all Indonesian forest outside of protected areas has been leased to oil palm companies, and..http://www.asiasentinel.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4470&Itemid=214


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INDONESIA: Forests remain a source of conflict

INDONESIA: Forests remain a source of conflict | Indonesia's Forests | Scoop.it

The world’s largest producer of teak, an Indonesian state-owned company on the island of Java, has again been awarded sustainable forest management (SFM) certification. But the company has a long and sometimes contentious relationship with forest communities in the area, and the forest rights of indigenous communities remain a potential cause of conflict.

 

“Land rights have long been a source of violence on Java,” Rhett Butler, a leading environmentalist and creator of a leading environmental news website told IRIN. Perhutani (Indonesian state forestry company) exploits 2.4 million hectares of forests in Java - 7 percent of the island area - with earnings of around US$400 million in 2011.


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Greenpeace says KFC boxes destroy Indonesia forests

Greenpeace says KFC boxes destroy Indonesia forests | Indonesia's Forests | Scoop.it
Greenpeace on Wednesday accused global fastfood chain KFC of using paper packaging made using wood from Indonesian rainforests which it said was endangering the habitat of the Sumatran tiger.

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CIFOR Forests Blog » Indonesia's forest moratorium: A stepping ...

CIFOR Forests Blog » Indonesia's forest moratorium: A stepping ... | Indonesia's Forests | Scoop.it
BOGOR, Indonesia (31 October , 2011)_A team of scientists linked to the Center for International Forestry Research has released an analysis of the Indonesian government's two-year ban on new forestry concessions.

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