Indonesia’s president Joko Widodo recently signed an order for the moratorium on logging in primary forests and peatlands to be permanent. Rainforest Foundation Norway praises the move but points out important weaknesses.
Implications for the EU delegated act of the recast Renewable Energy Directive
Rainforest Foundation Norway: "A warning shot to those still involved in deforestation".
RFN: "fantastic news for the climate, biodiversity and millions of people who depend on these forests."
For 20 years, the people of the Managalas fought for their rights.
New report finds that Astra Agro Lestari has little control over forest fires, despite sustainability pledges.
To find out, check out this fantastic trip to Indonesia with Norway’s climate and environment minister Vidar Helgesen.
Astra Agro Lestari has joined the Indonesian Palm Oil Pledge. The move is called a huge breakthrough.
Astra Agro Lestari, Indonesia’s second largest palm oil grower, has announced a zero-deforestation policy.
Indonesia’s business sector is waking up. Now is the time for the Indonesian government to do its part.
First palm oil producer operating primarily at grower level announces strong forest conservation policy.
Astra Agro Lestari, the large Indonesian palm oil company connected to Mandarin Oriental Hotels, has announced an immediate moratorium on forest clearance.
The luxury hotel group Mandarin Oriental is closely tied to a company that has cleared vast areas of rainforests, and is helping drive the Sumatran elephant to extinction.
PM Erna Solberg will today meet with the Orang Rimba, one of Indonesia’s most vulnerable indigenous tribes in the rainforest in Jambi, Sumatra.