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Indicative map of peatland restoration project is misleading

[Jakarta, 29 June 2016] The findings of a spatial analysis conducted by Greenomics Indonesia in relation to the Peatland Restoration Project Indicative Map have revealed that that the map is misleading as it is not based on the prevailing regulations. Consequently, the map, which was produced by the Peat Restoration Agency (BRG), should be immediately withdrawn from the public consultation process.

This was stated by Vanda Mutia Dewi, executive director of Greenomics Indonesia, in Jakarta on Wednesday (Jun 29).

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Peta Indikatif Restorasi Gambut menyesatkan para pihak

[Jakarta, 29 Juni 2016] Hasil analisis spasial Greenomics Indonesia terhadap Peta Indikatif Restorasi Gambut menunjukkan bahwa peta indikatif tersebut dapat menyesatkan para pihak karena peta indikatif tersebut tidak berbasis pada substansi yang sejalan dengan peraturan perundangan yang berlaku. Atas dasar tersebut, peta indikatif hasil kerja Badan Restorasi Gambut (BRG) tersebut harus segera ditarik dari proses konsultasi publik.

Demikian Vanda Mutia Dewi, Direktur Eksekutif Greenomics Indonesia, menyampaikan hasil analisis spasial terhadap Peta Indikatif Restorasi Gambut, Rabu (29/6/2016) di Jakarta.

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Hamparan kebun sawit dominasi areal moratorium gambut | Print |  E-mail
Monday, 18 January 2016 14:00

[Jakarta, 18 Januari 2016] Areal moratorium gambut yang merupakan salah satu produk dari Kemitraan Perubahan Iklim antara Norwegia-Indonesia ternyata didominasi oleh hamparan perkebunan sawit. Greenomics Indonesia mengungkapkan fakta tersebut dalam laporan berjudul “The Climate Scandal? Indonesia’s peatland moratorium areas dominated by a significant expanse of palm oil plantations”, yang diterbitkan hari ini di Jakarta (18/1/2016).

Laporan Greenomics tersebut memperlihatkan hampir 1,3 juta hektar areal moratorium gambut yang tersebar di Provinsi Riau, mayoritasnya merupakan hamparan perkebunan sawit. Lihat video di sini.

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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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