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In Indonesia, a flawed certification scheme lets illegal loggers raze away, 16 May 2019

Vast palm oil project in Papua must be investigated by government, 06 Dec 2018

UK aid to protect endangered wildlife, create thousands of sustainable jobs
UK Government Press Release, 21 Sep 2018

In eastern Indonesia, a forest tribe pushes back against miners and loggers, 05 Mar 2018

Hadabuan Hills : An Indonesian Forest Treasure Threatened by Plantations
Asian Sentinel, 06 Jan 2018

In rural Indonesia, a village learns to embrace its forest through sustainability, 06 Dec 2017

Borneo痴 礎iocultural holocaust: an interview with author Alex Shoumatoff, 19 Jun 2017

Alarm raised as timber firm said to pierce one of Indonesia痴 orangutan strongholds, 14 Mar 2017

An indigenous group reforests its corner of coastal New Guinea, 07 Mar 2017

HSBC exposed as banker behind Indonesia痴 deforestation crisis
Greenpeace, 17 Jan 2017

Small-scale farming threatens rainforests in Sumatra, 22 Nov 2016

Hectare by hectare, a local man reforests a jungle in Indonesia痴 burned-out heartland, 26 Oct 2016

Company poised to destroy orangutan habitat in breach of Indonesia痴 moratorium, 24 Oct 2016

Hadabuan Hills: The Forgotten Rainforest of Sumatra
The Diplomat, 05 Oct 2016

羨 major concern: plantation-driven deforestation ramps up in Borneo, 10 Sep 2016

Timber licenses canceled as Mentawai fight off threat to their land, 01 Jul 2016

Tripa痴 Trials - protecting key orangutan habitat through the courts, 13 Apr 2016

Indonesia痴 peat peninsula being drained into oblivion, study finds, 24 Feb 2016

With haze threatening return, Indonesian forestry giant pushes peatlands restoration, 04 Feb  2016

India, China, Indonesia score lowest when it comes to tropical forest protection, 19 Jan  2016

Indonesian forestry giants ready new peat protection projects, 23 Dec 2015

Community plants green shoots of hope in the land of the lost Javan tiger, 11 Nov 2015

Indonesia bans peatlands destruction, 10 Nov 2015

Indonesia losing billions from illegal logging, 09 Nov 2015

Demand for Expensive Furniture Is Fueling Illegal Logging in Indonesia
TakePart, 29 Oct 2015

Indonesian wildfire disaster threatens virgin forest in Borneo, 29 Oct 2015

APRIL clearing forest in breach of sustainability policy, 14 Oct 2015

Lombok痴 blooming community forest bears fruit and raises livelihoods, 07 Oct 2015

Indonesia hints at possible peatland license review as haze firefight continues, 14 Oct 2015

From conflict to partnership, a Kalimantan community and logging company manage the forest together, 15 Sep 2015

APP to clear plantations to restore peatlands, 13 Aug 2015

After long battle, big swath of Sumatran rainforest wins protection, 12 Aug 2015

Not just any Wilmar supplier caught violating no-deforestation policy, 30 Jul 2015

Govt asked to guard Aceh wildlife corridor痴 slow recovery, 29 Jul 2015

Minister flies over Kalimantan as forest fires surge in Indonesia, 15 Jul 2015

In Sumatra, an oasis in a sea of oil palm, 08 Jun 2015

APRIL updates sustainability policy with Greenpeace's tentative approval, 03 Jun 2015

Scientists reconstruct what was in the Harapan Rainforest of Sumatra, 12 May 2015

Riau forum asks Jokowi to help business save forests, 04 May 2015

Riau misses deadline on 'village forest' project as zoning deadlock continues, 19 Mar 2015

Reports blame illegal logging for felling Sarawak forest, 25 Feb 2015

New Guinea rainforest being leveled for palm oil, 23 Feb 2015

Indonesian forestry and fishery ministries move to eradicate corruption, 17 Feb 2015

Indonesia dissolves agency charged with forestry reform, 11 Feb 2015

Forestry giant, Asia Pulp and Paper, zero deforestation commitment put to test, 05 Feb 2015

Conservationists v chainsaws: the RSPB's battle to save an Indonesian rainforest
The Guardian, UK, 03 Feb 2015

Deforestation may be ramping up in Papua, West Papua, 27 Jan 2015

Farmers help restore degraded forests in Sulawesi, 15 Jan 2015

Forest management by Sulawesi community attracts international attention, 13 Jan 2015

Sulawesi community regains access to forest on which it depends, 09 Jan 2015

Indonesia to weaken peatlands protection to support plantations, 08 Jan 2015

Kalimantan community maps forest to thwart timber companies, 08 Jan 2015

Coffee farmers help protect Flores forest, 06 Jan 2015

Sulawesi community vies to maintain rights to forest, 07 Jan 2015

Activists call out 'one of the worst actors in pulp and paper', 30 Dec 2014

Huge swathe of forest in Indonesian Borneo slated for clearing by 'sustainable' company, 10 Dec 2014

APP boosting timber productivity to support zero deforestation policy, 26 Nov 2014

Indonesia's anti-corruption agency questions former Minster of Forestry, 21 Nov 2014

Despite high deforestation, Indonesia making progress on forests, says Norwegian official, 02 Oct  2014

From production to protected forest, groups work to save Sumatran orangutan habitat. But will it be enough ?, 16 Sep 2014

How Islam could help save Aceh's forests, 05 Sep 2014

Indonesia to verify ownership of 66M ha of disputed forest land, 04 Sep 2014

Meeting an Illegal Logger, 27 Aug 2014

Deforestation threatening Sulawesi痴 unique wildlife, 26 Aug 2014

Surprising habitat: camera traps reveal high mammal diversity in forest patches within oil palm plantations, 21 Jul 2014

Despite moratorium, Indonesia now has world's highest deforestation rate, 29 Jun 2014

Despite early headwinds, Indonesia's biggest REDD+ project moves forward in Borneo, 26 Jun 2014

Logger continues to destroy Indonesian rainforest despite green promises (Photos), 03 Jun 2014

Indonesia's forests increasingly empty of wildlife, 25 May 2014

Lake Toba indigenous people fight for their frankincense forest, 08 May 2014

Indonesia president lauds success of logging ban, urges continued action, 05 May 2014

Is Aru safe? Indonesia suspends plan to clear half the islands' forests, 17 Apr 2014

Indonesian 'legal' timber scheme could be greenwashing illegal products, NGOs warn, 07 Apr 2014

Piper aduncum - Alien trees use logging roads to invade Borneo forests, 25 Mar 2014

Community push to clear forest for plantation challenges effort to conserve, 20 Mar 2014

Indonesian sugar company poised to destroy half of Aru Islands' forests, 14 Mar 2014

Indonesia politician gets 14 years in jail for illegal permits, forest corruption, 13 Mar 2014

West Sumatra joins Indonesia's REDD+ program, 12 Mar 2014

A New Leaf in the Rainforest: Longtime Villain, AAP, Vows Reform
Environment 360, 10 Mar 2014

Indonesian cop caught smuggling rare timber worth millions escapes with 2-year sentence, 21 Feb 2014

APP, environmentalists talk future of Indonesia's forests, 20 Feb 2014

Indonesia rejects, delays 1.3m ha of concessions due to moratorium, 12 Feb 2014

Talking deforestation and conservation with APP, Greenpeace, RAN, WWF, TFT, and Ekologika, 05 Feb 2014

APRIL's green pledge falls short, say environmentalists, 31 Jan 2014

Debating deforestation in Indonesia and APP's forest conservation policy, 24 Jan 2014

Rainforest Alliance to independently audit APP's zero deforestation commitment, 24 Jan 2014

Land conflicts complicate effort to spare forests from palm oil in Borneo, 17 Jan 2014