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Faith Doherty interviewed at Forests Indonesia Conference

EIA Head of Forests Campaign Faith Doherty has been in Jakarta this week at the Forests Indonesia Conference, hosted by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR). In this interview from the Conference, she discusses the outlook for Indonesia’s forests and what approaches the Government of Indonesia needs to adopt to secure their future, as […]

President must give support to make fine words a reality

I have been in Jakarta this week, on invitation from the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), to speak at the Forests Indonesia Conference it was hosting; not usually something to write home about, but something happened during the day that was quite extraordinary. The opening key speech was given by the President of Indonesia, […]

Moritorium-breaker KLK in the hot spot

New evidence indicates illegal land burning in ‘protected’ forest   LONDON: On June 16, 2011, the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and Telapak exposed how a Malaysian-owned plantation firm breached Indonesian President Yudhoyono’s forest conversion moratorium on May 19 – the very day it was signed into law. The exposé detailed how PT Menteng Jaya Sawit […]

Caught REDD-handed!

Logging the Moratorium Zone in Indonesia’s REDD+ Pilot Province Yesterday, EIA and Telapak released a new briefing paper – Caught REDD Handed- exposing illegal deforestation in Indonesia. In summary, the briefing exposed how, on the very day Indonesia’s president signed a new moratorium on forest exploitation in areas of peatland and primary forest across Indonesia, […]

Indonesian logging ban breached on day onel

LONDON: On the day Indonesias landmark moratorium on forest conversion was signed and celebrated in Jakarta, it was being actively broken in a crime-riddled Pilot Province, a new report reveals. The London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and its Indonesian partner Telapak documented peat forest in Central Kalimantans moratorium zone being illegally razed by palm oil […]

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