ABOUT THE WRITER
Angela Dewan is an Australian print and multimedia journalist based in Jakarta. She reports on all things Indonesian, including politics and social issues, as well as the environment.
BY THIS WRITER
News - 21 Sep 2015Zero deforestation pledges doomed without government support
Stopping deforestation in Indonesia means major changes to government policy and corporate practice, an analysis shows.
News - 11 Mar 2015Mind the ‘stick’: How ‘carrots’ can make conservation fairer in Brazil’s Amazon
With deforestation rates rising again, a new approach is needed for government policy.
Link between wildlife, human nutrition is food for thought for development in Africa
Researchers call for greater balance between conservation and nutrition when it comes to hunting.
‘Boom’ and gloom: Forest-based wildlife feel brunt of Asia’s appetite for meat, medicine
Bushmeat is big business thanks to growing middle class in China, but is it sustainable?
News - 15 Dec 2014In national REDD+ policy networks, a bit of conflict is not a bad thing
The Global Comparative Study discovers that competing interests make for better implementation.
News - 6 Dec 2014Strong commitments, then silence from key player in REDD+ policy arena
Private sector has enormous influence over national REDD+ policies, but is barely visible in REDD+ design.
News - 20 Nov 2014Research on market-based conservation creates more confusion than clarity, analysis shows
“PES has also become such a broad term it has become somewhat useless,” says CIFOR scientist Romain Pirard.
News - 18 Sep 2014REDD+ readiness strategies largely overlook root causes of deforestation
"Countries should look beyond the forest canopy," urges expert, to find the underlying causes of deforestation.