Sunday, 23 September 2018

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Hesitant praise for three-year ban on new oil palm licences – Asia Times

Sunday, 23 September 2018 6:18 am


Asia Times
Hesitant praise for three-year ban on new oil palm licences
Asia Times
Over the past two years, the Indonesian Ministry of Environment and Forestry has released several tracts of land from the country's “forest zone” to oil palm companies. Recently, dozens of square kilometers were handed to PT Sawit Makmur Abadi, …

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Ministry to name Bogor’s xylarium world’s largest wood collection – Jakarta Post

Saturday, 22 September 2018 3:03 pm


Jakarta Post
Ministry to name Bogor's xylarium world's largest wood collection
Jakarta Post
Along with the Research, Technology and Higher Education Ministry, the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), universities, the wood industry and provincial administrations, the Environment and Forestry Ministry aims to make Xylarium Bogoriense the …

Limited impact seen from Indonesia moratorium – The Star Online

Saturday, 22 September 2018 12:46 am


The Star Online
Limited impact seen from Indonesia moratorium
The Star Online
This was due to the fierce international criticism on Indonesia's weak environmental policies particularly during the massive forest fires in Sumatra and Kalimantan between June and October 2015 – touted to be among the worst man-made natural disasters …
Indonesian president signs 3-year freeze on new oil palm licensesEco-Business
Indonesia halts new palm oil plantation developmentThe Borneo Post

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Facing a population boom, an Indonesian city goes green – Christian Science Monitor

Thursday, 20 September 2018 5:19 pm


Christian Science Monitor
Facing a population boom, an Indonesian city goes green
Christian Science Monitor
As they grow at a rapid rate, Asia's cities pose a threat to worldwide carbon emission goals. But one city in Indonesia is actively working against that risk through targeted policies and technology, including strict development laws, car-free days

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