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The majority of peatland moratorium areas is dominated by palm oil plantations Print E-mail
Monday, 18 January 2016 14:00

[Jakarta, 18 January 2016] The bulk of the peatland moratorium areas designated as part of the Norway-Indonesia Climate Change Partnership dominated by palm oil plantations, a Greenomics Indonesia report published today in Jakarta (18/01/2016).

The report shows that nearly 1.3 million hectares of peatland moratorium areas in Sumatra's Riau province are made up of palm oil plantations. Watch the video here.

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GAR, Wilmar punish palm oil supplier for clearing rainforest in New Guinea PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 11 June 2015 21:15

Last summer, an Indonesian NGO published research showing that an oil palm developer controlled by one of the country’s richest businessmen was clearing dense rainforest in New Guinea despite promises by its biggest customers to purge their supply chains of deforestation.

Nearly a year later, the company’s bulldozers are still at work, and multinational palm oil traders Asian Agri and Musim Mas, which have each signed high-profile no-deforestation commitments, are still sourcing it, according to the latest report by the NGO, Greenomics-Indonesia.

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Wilmar, Musim Mas supplier caught clearing elephant habitat for palm oil in Aceh PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 12 May 2015 21:15

A new report provides evidence that a supplier of palm oil giants Wilmar and Musim Mas is bulldozing valuable forests in Indonesia’s Leuser Ecosystem in violation of the companies’ zero-deforestation policies.

As of April 30, when the report’s author, policy development institute Greenomics Indonesia, conducted field checks to verify satellite imagery indicating the destruction, a Mopoli Raya Group subsidiary named Aloer Timur was clearing high-carbon stock (HCS) forest across its concession in Leuser, the only place on earth where Sumatran tigers, rhinos, elephants and orangutans still coexist in the wild.

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Who's to blame for forest loss in Borneo timber concession? PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 06 April 2015 21:15

The apparent loss of some 4,000 hectares of forested peatland in Indonesian Borneo is raising questions on who bears responsibility for forest clearing in un-utilized concessions.

On Monday, Greenomics-Indonesia issued a report revealing the loss of significant tracts of peat forest in a West Kalimantan concession held by PT Bumi Mekar Hijau (BMH), a plantation company whose operation in South Sumatra supplies Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) with woodpulp for its mills.

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