Chinese Overfishing Threatens West African Economies

  Foreign fishing vessels, many from China, prowl the waters off West Africa every day. They capture millions of fish — catches that used to...

Indonesia: Norway’s Ambassador removed over sex affair with NGO woman

  A sex scandal involving the now former flamboyant Norwegian Ambassador Stig Traavik with three Indonesian mistresses including two women in business and a married...

The failure of the Middlemen: the Scourge of Development Compensation

  All over Southeast Asia, large iconic developments are sprouting up in spaces known for their natural assets, many of which support the traditional livelihoods...

Indonesia: Is the Ministry of Forestry & Peatland Agency Plagiarizing Research?

  With the industrial sized volume of reports and claims made by the NGO communities, for researchers, academics and policy officials it is increasingly hard...

Pulp and Paper Industry Fosters Local Entrepreneurship

  Despite Indonesia's pulp and paper industry having experienced ups and downs, affected by challenges from both within and outside the country, one thing that...

Are Indonesian Paper exports suitable for the Quran?

  Giant paper producer Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) is forecasting the sales volume of Quran paper to increase by 7 percent to 23,625 metric...

Hydropower threatens Mekong ecosystem

  Scientists have once again warned against the 12 hydropower projects along the Mekong River that will cause non-recoverable damages to the river’s ecosystem as...

Trump refused to pledge Paris climate change accord

  TAORMINA, Sicily — Leaders of the G7, the world’s most exclusive geopolitical club, issued their 2017 declaration Saturday, with U.S. President Donald Trump refusing to...

The Battle over Peatlands

  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...

Indonesian Forestry Industry in Crisis: The Looming Political Disaster for Jokowi

  The Indonesian forestry industry, much like the rest of the country, is slithering into crisis. Although commodities are somewhat recovering, the political future is uncertain. Some...
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