Forest Ranger Discovers Sumatran Tiger Footprint at Restoration Site

RER forest ranger installing wildlife camera monitor

Footprint of the critically endangered Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae) was found by the Restorasi Ekosistem Riau (RER) forest ranger during a patrol in November.

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APRIL unit receives 2014 Indonesia CSR Awards

Hartjahjo Ariawan receives the award on behalf of PT. RAPP

PT. Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper (PT. RAPP), the operations unit of APRIL Group, was awarded a silver medal at this year’s Indonesia CSR Award in Jakarta, under the Industry and Manufacturing sector category.

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APRIL Participates in World Parks Congress 2014: The Promise of Sydney

APRIL at World Park Congress

More than 6,000 participants from 170 countries assembled in Sydney Australia last week for the IUCN World Parks Congress a once a decade forum that captures the boldest thinking of governments, institutions, private companies, communities, civil society leaders and indigenous peoples on approaches to protected areas ‘that respect and conserve nature while benefiting human health and prosperity. Read more ›

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APRIL at Jakarta forestry exhibition

APRIL booth at Jakarta Forestry Exhibition

At the annual forestry exhibition in Jakarta, organized by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, APRIL and its operations unit PT. Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper (RAPP) displays its sustainable forest management practice, eco-restoration program as well as its fire management capabilities.

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Seeking common ground to resolve Indonesia’s fire and haze quandary

THE TEAM FROM NUS AND SIIA WITH ANDERSON TANOTO AT RGE'S RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER IN RIAU PROVINCE.

In a recently published editorial in The Straits Times, chairman of the Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA), Professor Simon Tay, examined the complex issues on the ground relating to Indonesia’s land and forest fire issue. Read more ›

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APRIL PARTICIPATES IN SINGAPORE HAZE ROUNDTABLE AND EXHIBITION

Prof. Simon Tay, Ian Wevell (APRIL), Dr. Amy Khor, Petrus Gunarso (APRIL) at SIIA campaign to stop fire and haze.

Organised by the Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA), a leading think-tank focused on research, analysis and discussion of regional and international issues, last week’s roundtable discussion and exhibition provided an opportunity for stakeholders to discuss solutions to the ongoing issue of haze, while at the same time provide the Singapore public with information and context on the collaborative efforts of industry, NGOs and governments to develop lasting solutions. Read more ›

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APRIL provides updates on forest fires in its concessions including map coordinates, the causes of fires and the status of firefighting efforts.

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