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Issue date: 
14 May 2012

Forests remain a source of conflict

The world’s largest producer of teak, an Indonesian state-owned company on the island of Java, has again been awarded sustainable forest management (SFM) certification.

Issue date: 
April 1, 2011

Carbon Impacts from Selective Logging of Forests in Berau District, East Kalimantan, Indonesia

Few studies have attempted to address the carbon emissions resulting from the degradation of tropical forests. Selective forest logging represents an important form of degradation of tropical forests, and may lead to future deforestation of the area by providing accessibility to these areas.

Issue date: 
2011, November 22

Open discussion on sustainable forestry in a developing nation

In past posts I’ve referenced the concept of “seeing is believing” – it’s nearly impossible to understand the extent of a company’s sustainability efforts until you see it first hand, well

Issue date: 
November 24, 2011

Violent teak forests dispute resolved

A long-running violent dispute between the world’s largest teak producer and Indonesian forest communities has been resolved, resulting in the recertification of two Indonesian forest districts by the Forest Stewardship Council

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by Dr. Radut