Land swap scheme legal deforestation, says coalition
Ivany Atina Arbi
The Jakarta Post
In the fight for a better environment, one cannot be sacrificed for the preservation of others.
That was the premise of a pro-environment coalition, which is urging the government to find areas outside natural forests for their land swap program that aims to restore peatland.
The Environment and Forestry Ministry issued a series of regulations to speed up peat land restoration follow...