Semakin rusaknya kondisi lingkungan hidup di Indonesia secara nyata telah dirasakan oleh sebagian masyarakat. Beberapa bukti nyata seperti bencana-bencana alam yang berkaitan erat dengan kondisi lingkungan semakin sering terjadi. Kebakaran hutan yang kerap menimbulkan polutan asap setiap tahunnya, banjir yang semakin diterima publik sebagai kenormalan kondisi lingkungan, kekeringan, tanah longsor, dan lain sebagainya. Bahkan jika kita menganalisa data BPNP terkait…

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Indonesia is entering a political year. In just over a month, the regional elections, which were attended by 270 regions, were held on December 9, 2020. Total 229 of them are coastal areas and small islands, which are still shadowed by problems caused by extractive industries, including palm oil plantations, timber plantations, and mining, tourism industry, and reclamation that hit…

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“Critical note about the loss of natural forests in Indonesia” Since the last few decades, natural forests in Indonesia have continued to experience serious deforestation (loss of natural forest cover) and have experienced a decline in both quantity and quality. The condition of natural forests in 2017 was an accumulation of weak forest governance that occurred from time to time.…

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  Until now, there is no comprehensive legal umbrella to ensure that the rights of indigenous peoples are fulfilled. The Draft Bill on Indigenous Peoples is expected to protect the existence and the rights of indigenous peoples, which has been discussed since 2009 and has not yet been passed.   In 2020, the People’s Representative Council (DPR) re-submit the draft…

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Jakarta, March 26, 2020 – The coalition of civil society in monitoring the implementation of the Timber Legality Verification System (SVLK) sent an open letter to The President of the Republic of Indonesia, Joko Widodo (Friday, 20/3/2020). The civil society asked the president to immediately instruct the revocation or revision of the Minister of Trade Regulation Number 15 of 2020…

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Forest Management Unit (FMU) is the spearhead of forest management at the site level in the Republic of Indonesia. Conceptually, the presence of FMU replaces the portion of forest management from forest administrator to forest manager. Thus, it is expected to be able to solve the problems that have been collided among actors (society, country, company). For example, the overlapping…

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SPATIAL INFORMATION ALTERNATIVES “an urge to be more disclosed” Cultivation Rights Title is one among legal protections granted by the state for a piece of land given to parties, either individually or collectively, and / or a legal entity. State authority in distributing HGU was part of constitutional mandate in regards of regulating and governing land affairs, which in turn will bring…

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Jakarta, September 30th 2019. Deforestation is no longer a taboo word in Indonesia’s forest management. It often silted and covered under the banner of “development” interest. The continued loosing of forest in some area has been proved to have major impact on local community life sustainability, especially those who live in or around the forest. However, the State often neglects…

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In 3 different times, BIJAK and FWI together have the opportunity to obtain information and practices from the Essential Ecosystem Areas management in 3 locations. The first location was Kehati Hutan Pelawan Park, Bangka Tengah, Bangka Belitung, conducted on April 8-12,2019. The second location was Sungai Putri Wildlife for Orangutan – Gunung Tarak – Gunung Palung, Ketapang, West Kalimantan, conducted…

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“COMPOSING THE STANZA OF NATIONAL ANTHEM” – PROF. HARIADI KARTODIHARDJO 2018 S’lamatlah ra’jatnja, S’lamatlah poetranja, Pulaunja. Lautnja, semuanja, Madjulah Negerinja, Madjulah pandunja, Oentoek Indonesia Raja. (Indonesia Raya Song, Stanza III) Starting from the compassion, seeing the scattered meaningful thoughts. Then, encounter the intentions and goals; Writer and Editor Team. Important book compilations and extensive publications. However, textual texts remain important…

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