LONDON: On the day Indonesias landmark moratorium on forest conversion was signed and celebrated in Jakarta, it was being actively broken in a crime-riddled Pilot Province, a new report reveals. The London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and its Indonesian partner Telapak documented peat forest in Central Kalimantans moratorium zone being illegally razed by palm oil [...]
As the plane dipped to one side, the window revealed a sea of deep green below. Thousands of trees packed together like tiny cotton balls, their canopies forming a roof over one of nature’s greatest shows. Beneath, a beguiling cast of orang utans and gibbons, birds and insects. Just a few decades ago this majestic [...]
Tsunami aid plea an opportunity to use Indonesia’s new regulations JAPAN’S call for help in its reconstruction is a timely opportunity for Indonesia to put its new timber regulations to work, ensuring only legal timber and products are exported. The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and its Indonesian partner Telapak understand the Japanese Government has [...]
After all the years of being outside the system and having to rely on companies monitoring themselves, JIPIK is there to be the voice for civil society. And now the real work begins. Our investigations will continue, but this time we have an avenue for that information to be formally recognised and acted on.