Agriculture

The Battle over Peatlands

May 25, 2017 eco36ad 0

  President Joko Widodo must immediately resolve the dispute between Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya and Industry Minister Airlangga Hartarto. Peatlands restoration the bone of contention between the two ministers is linked to two […]

Agriculture

APP: Under fire by Jokowi officials

February 20, 2017 eco36ad 0

  A top executive of PT BAP, a company belonging to giant conglomerate Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), responded by letter in late January this year to two letters sent by Indonesia’s Minister of the Environment […]

Africa

Ebell: Paris Agreement ‘a dead end’

February 10, 2017 eco36ad 0

  The Paris Agreement on climate change is dead following the election of Donald Trump as the next US President, right-wing MPs in Australia have claimed. The Republican has dismissed climate change as a “hoax” and […]

Africa

Jokowi officials: APP stands accused in Indonesia

December 24, 2016 eco36ad 0

  Indonesia’s Ministry of the Environment and Forestry has reiterated that no legal authorization was ever granted to the giant conglomerate Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) to replant acacia in last year’s burned peatlands scattered across the […]