Month

December 2015

FOREST MANAGEMENT BY THE LOCAL PEOPLES IN ARU DISTRICT, SOUTHEAST MALUKU Herman Hidayat* Abstract The Aru people in Southeast Maluku province have for generations practiced participatory forest management based on local knowledge, traditional values and wisdom. Local people have utili
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THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE ARU ISLANDS, EASTERN INDONESIA

THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE ARU ISLANDS, EASTERN INDONESIA Sue O’Connor, Matthew Spriggs and Peter Veth (eds) Terra Australis 22, Pandanus Books, Canberra, 2005, x+314pp, ISBN 1 74076 113 8 Reviewed by Daniel Rosendahl Aboriginal Environments Research Centre, School of Geography Planning a
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The human consequences of deforestation in the Moluccas

The human consequences of deforestation in the Moluccas Roy Ellen In: ‘Les peuples des forêts tropicales. Systèmes traditionnels et développement rural en Afrique équatoriale, grande Amazonie et Asie du sud-est.’, eds. D. V. Joiris and D. de Laveleye, Special issue of Civi
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UN urges Indonesia to respect the land rights of Aru Islanders threatened by giant sugar plantation

UN urges Indonesia to respect the land rights of Aru Islanders threatened by giant sugar plantation 7 October, 2015   In response to an appeal submitted by the Indonesian Indigenous Peoples Alliance (AMAN) and Forest Peoples Programme under its urgent action procedure, the UN’s Commit
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Four causes of deforestation

Monday, 01 June 2015, 15:52 WIB Four causes of deforestation Rep: C37/ Red: Julkifli Marbun “Nandang cited the case in the Aru Islands, Maluku was a reflection of the weakness of New Permit Delays policy (PPIB). Permission for sugarcane plantation area of 67 thousand hectares in
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Taking the Bitter with the Sweet: Sugarcane’s Return as a Driver of Tropical Deforestation

Taking the Bitter with the Sweet: Sugarcane’s Return as a Driver of Tropical Deforestation Krystof Obidzinski1,*, 2. Koen Kusters2and 3. Sophia Gnych3 Abstract Over more than 400 years, large areas of tropical forest in Brazil, the Caribbean, the Philippines, Australia, and othe
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A Malay document from the Aru Islands

11 March 2014 A Malay document from the Aru Islands Last year was the centenary of the death of Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913), whose contribution to the theory of evolution was as significant as that of Charles Darwin.  For Southeast Asianists, Wallace is of course best known as a
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DID THE ARU ISLANDERS JUST STOP A 500,000 HECTARE PLANTATION THREAT?

DID THE ARU ISLANDERS JUST STOP A 500,000 HECTARE PLANTATION THREAT? by Selwyn MoranApril 21, 2014 Villagers of Rebi village state their opposition. Translation: We oppose!! PT Menara Group in Rebi’s forest (All Photos: Selwyn Moran) Having already devastated Sumatra and Borneo,
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Memburu Burung Surgawi di Kobror – Oleh Fatris MF

Memburu Burung Surgawi di Kobror AUGUST 25, 2015 – Oleh Fatris MF, Foto oleh Yoppy Pieter Teronggok di tengah Laut Aru, Kobror adalah tanah terpencil yang asing di telinga dan luput dari sudut mata. Tapi pulau ini sejatinya tidak kesepian: hutannya semarak oleh dansa burung-buru
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Pidato Presiden Jokowi Kejutan Masyarakat Adat Nusantara

Kebakaran Hutan Pidato Presiden Jokowi Kejutan Masyarakat Adat Nusantara Selasa, 1 Desember 2015 03:36 WARTA KOTA, PALMERAH– Sekretaris Jenderal Aliansi Masyarakat Adat Nusantara (AMAN), Abdon Nababan mengatakan pidato Presiden Joko Widodo pada Konferensi Tingkat Tinggi Perubaha
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