April 8, 2014

Burning and Draining Damage

DAMAGE TO THE PEATLAND in Riau Province, according to Haris Gunawan, can be categorized in three types: heavy damage and continuous forest fires, mild damage with […]
May 7, 2014

Finding and Fighting Fires

DRY PEATLANDS CATCH FIRE EASILY and when they do the peat burns under the ground and this makes it challenging to extinguish the fire. We interviewed […]
February 21, 2018

People of the Forest

THE ORANG RIMBA, also known as People of the Forest, are an ethnic and religious minority indigenous to the Jambi Province forests. Oil palm farming has […]
March 28, 2018

Recycling Discarded Fruit

MANY ROADSIDE FREELANCE WORKERS collect oil palm fruit that has been discarded by others. They chop the low-quality fruit and stems and sell them in bulk […]