Amid the 2019 Presidential Election campaigns, Indonesia’s green watchdog had reported an illegal land opening in protected peatlands in Pangkalan Bun of Kotawaringin Lama district, Central Kalimantan.
A giant pulp company, PT Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper (RAPP) finally relented and agreed to revise its business working plan stipulated under a government regulation peatlands issued in 2016.
Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) finally issued the long-awaited regulation on land swap for industrial plantation forest as part its effort to protect peatland ecosystem.
Peatland Restoration Agency or BRG has been developing business models to support its effort to protect peats in the country.
Ministry of Environment and Forestry encourages environmental agency in each province to immediately set up Regional Peatland Restoration Team as stipulated by Presidential Regulation No. 1/2016 on Peat Restoration Agency.
Jakarta (Greeners) – Thick smoke from forest and land fires continues to spread in Sumatra and Kalimantan. It is even resulted in decreasing air quality in the Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore. Meteorological, […]