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The Politics of Indonesian Rainforests (Working paper / Centre of Southeast Asian Studies, Monash University)

Shannon L. Smith

The Politics of Indonesian Rainforests (Working paper / Centre of Southeast Asian Studies, Monash University)

by Shannon L. Smith

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Published by Centre of Southeast Asian Studies, Monash Universi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest policy,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Control,
  • Indonesia,
  • Asia - General,
  • Deforestation,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Rain forests

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnbound
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7888590M
    ISBN 100732604184
    ISBN 109780732604189

      Since , over 74 million hectares of Indonesia's rainforests have been destroyed completely and others have been seriously degraded. In a recent report, the Indonesian Government identified the oil palm, pulp and paper, agriculture and logging industries as those primarily responsible for draining peat, for destroying its forests and for. How important is the value of Indonesian ecosystems? Over the last few years, Indonesia has demonstrated considerable leadership in recognising the value of its natural sia’s forests provide considerable economic, social, and environmental benefits for its people. Biodiversity plays a key role in food security, human health and livelihoods, providing clean water, timber.

      Paths in the Rainforests Toward a History of Political Tradition in Equatorial Africa Jan Vansina "Until the publication of Paths in the Rainforests, it was difficult to make more than superficial attacks on the widespread myth that Central African peoples live in 'impenetrable jungles as their ancestors have lived for thousands of years.'. In Rainforest: Dispatches from Earth’s Most Vital Frontlines, conservationist Tony Juniper journeys from the barren forests of the Americas to Indonesia, where palm oil plantations have supplanted much of the former rainforest. Along the way, he delivers a comprehensive view of the crucial roles rainforests serve, the state of the world’s.

    Introduction. Indonesia is the country where the most forest is being cut down every year, exceeding even Brazil, although Indonesia only has a quarter of Brazil’s forest area. Forests are cut down either to use the wood or to make way for other uses, like mining and planting fields. Even protected forest areas have been targeted for deforestation to meet demands in international markets. Indonesia is home to some of the most ecologically important stands of tropical rainforest in the world. Between providing habitat for species and keeping a wealth of carbon out of our atmosphere, these unique ecosystems have everything – everything but protection that is. Global demand for paper and clothing is helping drive their destruction.


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Clayton, Australia: Centre of Southeast Asian Studies, Monash University, Interest Age: 19+ years: Reading Age: 19+ years: Library of Congress: Deforestation, Forest policy, Rain forests, Economic aspects, Control: NBS Text: Geography.

The Politics of Indonesia is the only book to provide a complete analysis of Indonesian politics, from the declaration of independence until the election of Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in late The book examines the underlying themes and tensions that affect Indonesian politics, from the dichotomy between the small wealthy elite and the poverty in which most of the population live to the Cited by: Rainforest and peatland ecosystems store billions of tons of carbon, and their demolition releases huge emissions into the atmosphere.

Indonesia is now the world’s third largest emitter of greenhouse gasses after the U.S. and China, with 85% of its emissions profile coming from rainforest and peatland degradation and loss. Deforestation in Indonesia involves the long-term loss of forests and foliage across much of the country; it has had massive environmental and social The Politics of Indonesian Rainforests book.

Indonesia is home to some of the most biologically diverse forests in the world and ranks third in number of species behind Brazil and the Democratic Republic of Congo. As late asIndonesia was still a densely forested country.

Indonesia holds the world's third largest rainforest, critical for the survival of much of the Earth's species and for 60 million people. In addition, this rainforest is pivotal for the world to reach its climate goals.

- Saving this rainforest is a matter of life and death, and is important to us all, says Eggen. This perceived affront seemed to focus on a book published the previous year by Philip Hurst entitled Rainforest Politics: Ecological Destruction in South-East Asia.

Hurst presented six case studies of the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Thailand and Burma. The politics of Indonesia take place in the framework of a presidential representative democratic republic whereby the President of Indonesia is both head of state and head of government and of a multi-party system.

Executive power is exercised by the government. Legislative power is vested in both the government and the two People's Representative Councils. THE RAINFOREST-CLIMATE. CONNECTION. Forests and the climate are inextricably linked.

Worldwide, the degradation and destruction of tropical rainforests is responsible for around 15 percent of all annual greenhouse.

emissions. The carbon emissions resulting from Indonesia’s rapid deforestation account for around six to eight percent of global.

Indonesian environmental advocacy group Walhi documented the damage done in a short book, Mistaking Plantations for Indonesia’s Tropical Forest. As. Vansina’s scope is breathtaking: he reconstructs the history of the forest lands that cover all or part of southern Cameroon, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, the Congo, Zaire, the Central African Republic, and Cabinda in Angola, discussing the original settlement of the forest by the western Bantu; the periods of expansion and innovation in agriculture; the development of metallurgy; the rise and 4/5(1).

In recognition of World Rainforest Daywhich was launched in by Rainforest Partnership, below is a brief look at the state of the world’s largest remaining tropical rainforests.

Indonesia - Indonesia - Indonesia after Suharto: Between the elections of andIndonesia had four presidents, none of whom served a full five-year term. Suharto remained in office for just two months following his reelection in Habibie, his successor, served for only one year.

Abdurrahman Wahid (–), who followed Habibie, was replaced after two years in office by. Half of Indonesia’s rainforest has disappeared in the last 30 years due to logging, mining and palm oil tree a government moratorium on commercial activities, and a. From Borneo to the Amazon, many of the world's key rainforests – and endemic species – are currently under threat.

Sadly, deforestation is rife around the world, whether that’s for logging. Indonesia is the world's largest exporter of tropical timber, generating upwards of US$5 billion annually, and more than 48 million hectares (55 percent of the country's remaining forests) are concessioned for logging.

Logging in Indonesia has opened some of the most. Throughout the postwar history of Indonesia, the military have played a key role in the politics of the country and in imposing unity on a fragmentary state.

The collapse of the authoritarian New Order government of President Suharto weakened the state and the armed forces briefly lost their grip on control of the archipelago. However, under President Megawati, the military has again begun. The Forestry Ministry has pledged to improve conditions in the Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra (TRHS) to save its status as a world heritage by carrying out a five-year master plan.

Get this from a library. The politics of the Indonesian rainforest: a rise of forest conflicts in East Kalimantan during Indonesia's early stage of democratisation. [I Ketut Gunawan]. A report released today by Rainforest Action Network finds that a majority of the top ten U.S.

children’s publishers have released at least one children’s book that tested positive for paper.Books; The Politics of Heritage in Indonesia; The Politics of Heritage in Indonesia.

The Politics of Heritage in Indonesia A Cultural History. Get access. Buy the print book Check if you have access via personal or institutional login. Log in Register Recommend to librarian.

Indonesia has the highest deforestation rate in the world, according to a study published in the journal “Nature Climate Change” in June. Researchers at the University of Maryland said the.