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Indonesia and Environment

  • Capital: Jakarta
  • Population: 242968342
  • Size: 1919440.0 Km2

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Indonesian government policies resulted in rapid deforestation during the 1980s and 1990s
R. Atje; K. Roesad / Centre for Strategic and International Studies, Indonesia 2004
Indonesia’s forests have been disappearing rapidly since the 1980s: 1.8 million hectares per year are estimated to have been deforested between 1985 and 1997. Consequently, there is a possibility that in some areas, the forests w...
Effective decentralised co-management of Bunaken National Park, Indonesia
M.V. Erdman; P.R. Merrill; M. Mongdong / International Resources Group 2004
This report details recent progress towards the effective decentralised co-management of Bunaken National Park, Indonesia. Bunaken National Park is home to some of the richest marine biodiversity in the world, with over 1000 species o...
The destruction of mangroves: case studies from around the world
World Rainforest Movement 2003
This book gathers a selection of articles published in the monthly electronic bulletin of the World Rainforest Movement (WRM), addressing the issue of the processes leading to the destruction of mangrove forests and the struggles deve...
Forest fires suffocate reefs: yet another threat to their chances of survival?
SciDev.Net 2003
This article reports on two reports in Science, the full text of which can be accessed from SciDev. The first of the Science reports provides evidence that the Indonesian forest fires created a 'red tide' when smoke from the fires lan...
From subsidy to sustainability: cost recovery challenges in urban water supply
Kristin Komives; Linda Stalker-Prokopy / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2002
Although water is increasingly seen as an economic good, the issue of cost recovery for water supply and sanitation is far from straightforward. Poor households are in some places reluctant or unable to pay for networked services whil...
Organisations call on Indonesian government to do more to stop illegal logging
D. Currey; F. Doherty; S. Lawson; J. Newman; M. Afianto; M. Minangsari; A. Valentinus / Environmental Investigation Agency, UK 2002
This campaign document states that despite logging bans in Indonesia, local corruption in government and the judiciary is rampant and officials are tacitly allowing the continued destruction of forests. The document discusses e...
Report calling for the return of forest ownership to local people in Indonesia
L. Chidley / Down to Earth: International Campaign for Ecological Justice in Indonesia 2002
This report details the status and history of forests and their ownership in Indonesia. It states that a huge amount of the country's forests have been destroyed and that rights and ownership have been handed to large companies and co...
What impacts are increasing numbers of forest fires having on biodiversity?
R. Nasi; G. Applegate; E. Meijaard; R. Dennis; P. Moore / Unasylva, FAO 2002
Although a number of studies have taken place into the ecosystem effects of fires on forests, few have looked their biodiversity implications. The authors briefly outline ecosystem impacts of fires on a global, regional and loc...
How can we manage the damaging impacts of the marine aquarium trade?
E. Wood / Marine Conservation Society 2001
The ornamental fish trade is a multi-million dollar industry, with fisheries operating all around the tropical world. Currently about 45 countries supply the market. The most important suppliers are Indonesia and the Philippines, with...
A remote sensing technique for estimating timber volumes.
E. Nezry; F. Yakam-Simen; P. Romeijn; I. Supit; L Demargne / Treemail 2000
This paper describes how timber volumes can now be assessed from satellite images. The authors use an operational commercial case study of forest concessions in Sarawak to illustrate the application of the remote sensing techni...
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