KLHK Law Enforcer Secures 384 Container of Illegal Timber from Papua Worth IDR 100 Billion

KLHK Law Enforcer Secures 384 Container of Illegal Timber from Papua Worth IDR 100 Billion

Surabaya, January 16, 2019. The Directorate General of Law Enforcement of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (DG Gakkum KLHK) once again secured 199 illegal wooden containers in Surabaya. So that within a month KLHK has secured 384 illegal wooden containers from Papua through four security operations in Surabaya and Makassar. The operation of illegal […]
National Seminar; Implementation of 2 Years of FLEGT License

National Seminar; Implementation of 2 Years of FLEGT License

At the end of 2018, the Forest Independent Monitoring Network (JPIK) held a “National Seminar; Implementation of 2 FLEGT License Years “which held on 13 December. One of the goal is the exchange information on the development of the FLEGT License implementation of that has been in place for two years, running mainly evaluation and […]
Five Companies with Counterfeit Documents Transporting Log from Papuan Forests Caught.

Five Companies with Counterfeit Documents Transporting Log from Papuan Forests Caught.

Photo of  Log Transport Illustration  Last August five companies allegedly using fake documents carrying timber from Papua’s forests have been caught. Arrests based on the suspicion of the Papua Forestry Service were proven after a string test was carried out on timber loaded with containers in the port of Jayapura. These companies include PT Mutiara […]
SVLK Amendment

SVLK Amendment

Regulations regarding SVLK have undergone several improvements since the Minister of Forestry Decree No. P.38 / 2009 was issued for the first time. Current regulations related to the implementation of SVLK are PermenLHK No. P.30 / MenLHK / Setjen / PHPL.3 / 3/2016 stipulated on March 1, 2016. The regulation replaces Permenhut 43/2014 juncto (jo) […]
Illegal Logging in Sebangau National Park Still Continues

Illegal Logging in Sebangau National Park Still Continues

At the end of 2016, the Independent Forest Monitoring Network (JPIK) documented illegal logging that took place in Tangkiling, Sebangau National Park. Wood is cut randomly from various locations, depending on its wood potential. One of the most sought-after species is Shorea spp. which is processed into sawn timber at the logging location and transported […]
Orangutan population in Sebangau National Park is Endangered

Orangutan population in Sebangau National Park is Endangered

Sebangau National Park is home to one of the largest populations of orangutans. There are around 5,800 more orangutans within the Sebangau National Park area. But the condition of orangutans in the Sebangau National Park is threatened with extinction due to encroachment, and illegal logging that occurs in the Sebangau National Park area. From the […]