Indonesia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Schemes to reduce climate-changing emissions from deforestation will attract more local support if they offer jobs and concrete income opportunities for forest people, Indonesian villagers and experts say.
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Bill Clinton, along with an entourage from the Clinton Foundation, visited Pangkalan Bun, Central Kalimantan, making the first-ever visit to the Rimba Paya’s forestry project from the Clinton Climate Initiative in Asia. Continue reading
8 August 2014 — Five wild orangutans who were rescued from an oil palm plantation and residential area by the Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation are translocated to an Ecosystem Restoration Concession (IUPHHK-RE) managed by PT Rimba Makmur Utama (PT. RMU), Katingan Regency, Central Kalimantan. After being cared for at the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation Rehabilitation Center in Nyaru Menteng for more than one year, they can now return to suitable and safe natural habitat. Continue reading
A green entrepreneur and his forest conservation company are leading the way with a business model that is not just green and sustainable but has the backing and involvement of the community. Continue reading