May 16, 2022 Last Updated 8:50 AM, May 6, 2022

Forests

Jungle Schools

Volunteers bring alternative education to marginalised communities

Bali'€™s climate conference

Rich countries should pay big bucks to reduce emissions in the developing world

Politics and peat: The One million hectare sawah project

Burgeoning industrial areas in Java have eaten up Indonesian self-sufficiency in rice production. To compensate, an area of peat swamp in Kalimantan a third the size of the Netherlands is being converted to rice land. IRIP NEWS SERVICE investigates.

Smoking gun

The fires were no natural disaster, says JOKO WALUYO. The smoking gun is in the hands of plantation companies.

Taking on the timber tycoons

It's lonely in the Forestry Minister's office, says GERRY VAN KLINKEN.

Mamberamo madness

Millions of hectares of pristine tropical forest and thousands of indigenous people are at risk. FRANCES CARR outlines Habibie's 'techno dream' for Irian Jaya.

Magic on fire

The fires are merely adding to the pressure on East Kalimantan's only national park. But ALEX RYAN also finds that nature lovers have won some battles to protect its beauty.

Pak Rabun and the wilderness

Across Kalimantan by boat and on foot

Reformasi and Riau's forests

A weak government struggles with 'people power', poverty and pulp companies

Kalimantan's peatland disaster

Greed and stupidity destroy the last peatland wilderness, home to thousands of orangutan

Suharto's fires

Suharto cronies control an ASEAN-wide oil palm industry with an appalling environmental record

Zakir's demise

Protest poetry lives on in post-Suharto Indonesia

The disappearing forest

Orang Rimba assert their rights

Mining in a state forest? This is Indonesia!

The Forestry Law has not stopped mining in Indonesia's state forests

Who benefits?

For the Forest Tobelo people, regional autonomy is a mixed blessing

Logging, soldiers and sex

Military business brings many problems to Papua

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